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Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 7 2013

Live Kitten Cam Live streaming by Ustream Florida Shed Movers http://youtu.be/1RSwUHc0RaE Big Cat Rescue's storage shed for gift shop items was on the "cat side" of our fence, so our AdvoCats and Red Shirts could not go out for restocking without an escort. We wanted to move the shed to the Partner / Guest side of the parking lot fence, but were afraid the old shed would just fall to pieces. Rob and crew assured us they could move the shed easily, economically and right away. We need some larger sheds and feel comfortable buying them used Read More

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Advocat 2013 04

HAPPY EARTH DAY   If all the beasts were gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit, for whatever happens to the beasts also happens to the man. All things are connected. - CHIEF SEATTLE OF THE SUWAMISH TRIBE, letter to President Franklin Pierce     Flavio Tiger and His Big Move   Flavio, a 24 year old male tiger, was recently loaded up into a transport cage to await his ride that would take him to Gainesville where he had an appointment with his veterinarian. (He is one of a handful of cats that Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 3 2013

Circus Tigers, Flavio, Bengali & SARMOTI   http://youtu.be/Hml0Vr9a4h4   Circle of Life   Today is Jacquie Norris' birthday...but she doesn't know it.  She is my maternal grandmother, although until the end she would insist that she was my mother because she didn't want people to think she was old enough to BE a grandmother.  She was beautiful and smart but after losing my grandfather in 1997, she was never the same.  Depression took her body and mind over the past 15 years and for the last couple of years she Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 1 2013 April Fools Day

Lions and Tigers and Models, Oh My!!   I’m pleased to inform that Big Cat Rescue has teamed up with Natasha Sakhuja (http://www.natashasakhuja.com/), a fashion designer based out of Toronto who will be conducting a public awareness/fundraising campaign in support of the magnificent creatures that call Big Cat Rescue home.   Ms. Sakhuja and her like-minded colleagues are very much opposed to private ownership/confinement of Big Cats and are seeking to raise awareness regarding the plight of such creatures, both in captivity Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Mar 23 2013

Kids Tour Guide Class at Big Cat Rescue

 

 

The Kids Tour Guide Class is required before any volunteer can give a Kids Tour at Big Cat Rescue. There is also a test and certification sign offs required to ensure that our guides are well trained.

 

Bobcats in Love and Bobcats “Fighting”

 

 

Watch this epic rendition of bobcats “at war” and in love at Big Cat Rescue.

 

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Mar 22 2013

Do Big Cats Like Catnip?  Scientific Approach   http://youtu.be/_OPA1bZwOWc   Wayne Pacelle to Speak at U.S.F. Mark your calendars! Wayne Pacelle President of Humane Society to speak at USF When: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM Where: The Oval Theater (MSC) Description: S.P.E.A.K.-Students Protecting the Environment & Animals Thru Knowledge will be hosting a talk by Wayne Pacelle of the Humane Society of the United States. Mr. Pacelle will be speaking to students about the history of HSUS, how he got started, Read More