Zeus the tiger was born at a pseudo sanctuary in Sinclairville, NY called JnK's Call of the Wild in 1996. Zeus has limited vision and gets daily eye drops to manage the pain until he is strong enough for surgery.
He was saved by Big Cat Rescue in May 2014 when the NY state attorney’s office decided to send a message to all of the backyard breeders, dealers and pseudo sanctuaries that they would no longer turn a blind eye to the danger that these facilities pose to the public and launched the biggest seizure of wild animals Read More
Thurston AKA Mr. Howell
Mr. Howell is approximately five years old and was Lovey's mate. He is declawed on all four paws and his left ear is folded over most likely the result of a past injury.
The two of them shared a cramped cage about 5'x13'. Their only shelter was a small plastic dog house that they managed to cram themselves into to escape the cold weather. The also had a tiny child's play table to perch on.
Mr. Howell was not neutered and it is most likely that Lovey Read More
These big cat attack stories are from 1919-2014. There are quite a few, so a search for keyword may be helpful.
For an Excel sheet of incidents by state, by year, by species and by country go HERE
Click to see the killings, maulings and escapes by big cats by total for each state for less detail, but numbers updated through 2013.
See a list of all of the known tigers in USDA facilities in America. Note that no one knows how many are in backyards and basements of private Read More
Pet FREAKIN' Tigers!
Did you know it’s legal to own tigers and lions in over half of the USA? … These cats are born into a life of misery and many of them end up in the black market where they are killed for their body parts!
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The Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act has been reintroduced as HR 1998 in the House and S 1381 in the Senate. Please ask your member of Congress to sign Read More
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Cat Chat 65 Video Podcast Show Notes A day in the life of Gale Ingham, the Operations Manager at Big Cat Rescue.
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Cougar VS Armadillo
The cougar "cubs", Ares, Artemis and Orion get an armadillo and Gale has to save him. Jamie & Vern plan some big cat cages and moves. Tommie Girl is up on her new platform made by Jen & Darren Holley. The kittens escape! Nakita Lion gets enrichment made by summer campers. Joseph Lion gets a watermelon. Nikita Tiger goes on "vacation." A rare conversation with the family matriarch, Barbara. Jamie & Carole Read More
If a cat of any kind sneezes on this planet, you can probably find out about it here. This page lists the 3 most recent articles for each species of wild cat, but to see the most recent 100 news stories for each type of exotic click the Headlines below.
Big Cat Incidents
These stories include killings, maulings, escapes and wild cat sightings that were most likely captive cats who were set free or who had escaped.
big cat incidents, mauling, tiger attack, tiger escape
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Tigers Read More
Skydive to SAVE BIG CATS!
DIVE TO SAVE LIVES! … Five of our AWESOME INTERNS will be skydiving from 15,000 feet to help raise money for construction of a much needed NEW hospital for the sanctuary!
The hospital will play an instrumental role in helping us provide the very best care we can for the cats that call Big Cat Rescue home.
Please donate whatever you can towards this amazing cause and be part of saving the lives of big cats.
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