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Nairobi

Female Serval DOB 4/1/93 Rescued  7/7/94 Nairobi was the mascot in a pet store window until she came to live at Big Cat Rescue July 7, 1994. The pet store owner was afraid that she would bite the small children who were always taunting her and she was right.   Nairobi spends her days lounging in her huge natural Cat.a.tat and can often be found draped over her favorite log without a care in the world.   http://youtu.be/w-c-TsGxPSs     Sponsor Nairobi http://www.bigcatrescue.biz/servlet/the-1166/Serval-Sponsorship/Detail   Read More

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Desiree

Female Serval DOB unknown Rescued  10/11/2009   Serval Rescue! An African Serval was limping along in the Arizona desert until she collapsed alongside a road.   She had almost completely given up the will to live. She was probably a pet or perhaps used in the hybrid breeding scheme that has become all the rage where Servals are bred to domestic house cats to produce Savannah Cat hybrids. The domestic cats are often killed in the process. The kittens sell for thousands of dollars, but when they mature they typically spray Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue May 1 2013

Feral Cats Spared in Hillsborough County   http://youtu.be/o1ve94nYbP4   YOU DID IT! Thanks to Your Help! Thanks to your unwavering support, and our "Sea of Green," the Hillsborough Board of County Commissioners voted 6-1 to approve Hillsborough County Animal Services' "Be The Way Home" plan to reduce euthanasia in our community!   We couldn't have done it WITHOUT YOU!   Click here to read the entire: "Be the Way Home" Plan " Bobcat trapping under scrutiny: Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 28 2013

Just Another Day at Big Cat Rescue http://youtu.be/iwsBkny46B8 It is just another day at Big Cat Rescue, but it is pretty exciting, no matter what.  Come along with Meredith, BethAnn, Gale, Matt, Jamie, Chris, Honey and the Interns as they plan their day, give meds to tigers, savannah cats, lions, bobcats and leopards.  Come along with Howard and Carole on Lobby day.  See us catching cats to go to the vets and some great footage of a black leopard making biscuits.  Lots of cute kittens too! Read More

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5 Things It Takes to be an Animal Advocate

SMITHTOWN, NEW YORK – (April 15, 2013) – According to the American Veterinarian Medical Association, 36.5% of households own dogs and 30% own cats. An estimated 40,000 dogs are subject to dog-fighting each year. Thousands of cases of animal cruelty are reported each year with thousands estimated to go unreported. Approximately 5 to 7 million animals are euthanized annually nationwide. One-third of cats are strays. Animal advocates fight for the rights of animals to prevent suffering and the right to not be viewed as property, entertainment, Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 26 2013

Big Cat Rescue Intern Up for Best Park Ranger Job in Australia   We are so excited that our former Intern, Margi Shah, has been shortlisted for Best Park Ranger Job in Australia! Please help her in her quest to be chosen because you know that Big Cat Rescue Volunteers are the best trained in the world. https://www.facebook.com/bestparkrangermargi More about the contest here:  https://bestjobs.australia.com/?fb=false&state=qld   Flavio Tiger Sleeps In   http://youtu.be/dj-5_IMWxz0   Flavio Tiger Sleeps Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 25 2013

Flavio the Tiger Goes to the Vet in Gainesville

 

 

Flavio the Tiger Goes to the Vet in Gainesville for diagnostics.

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 24 2013

Angie Bobcat Goes to the Dentist

 

 

Angie the Bobcat Goes to the Dentist, Dr. Wynn, at Ehrlich Animal Hospital. Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 24 2013

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 22 2013

A few seconds of kitten cuteness as Gabby the foster kitten rabbit kicks Jamie: http://youtu.be/wKRUY87lveQ Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 22 2013   Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 20 2013

Tigers For Tigers Coalition     Tigers For Tigers Coalition (T4TCoalition.org) was founded in 1997 as a way of harnessing the team spirit of colleges with tiger mascots to protect tigers. It has grown over the years and has been inclusive of any tiger mascotted school who wanted to participate. This year they held their first National Summit at Clemson University and asked a number of tiger experts to come talk to the students about the real steps they can take, right now, to protect tigers.   They were able to secure Read More