Get Ready for Big Cat Camp
It's so much fun that grownups want to be kids again. Sign up here: http://bigcatrescue.org/kids-camp/
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Playlist of Big Cat Rescues
Playlist of Big Cats Having Fun
Playlist Meet the Big Cats
All of our cats, with bios, photos and videos
About Big Cat Rescue
This page will take you to pages that talk about how we started, how our thinking evolved, our credentials, Read More
More Wins for Big Cat Rescue
Big Cat Rescue won with our Mirrors video at the WEDU Be More Awards!
This is the video that won in the Be More Relevant cat-egory of their annual awards ceremony:
Here is the video of the Awards Banquet today and Howard Baskin's acceptance speech:
Pretender the Bobcat Went to the Vet
More about The Great Pretender
Clipping Bobcat Claws
Precious and the Great Pretender were both on the Vet Observation Chart yesterday at Big Cat Rescue. Pretender wasn't hungry, which never happens, and Precious was said to have a long toe nail that looked like it might be hitting her paw pad when she walked.
Precious Bobcat used to climb trees all the time, but is 21 years old and barely even uses the ramps that were constructed up into the tree for her. Pretender is also 21 and both suffer from periodic neurological symptoms, Read More
Legendary Pat Derby Dies at 69
Pat Derby, age 69, died at her San Andreas home at ARK 2000, a 2,300 acre refuge she created for elephants, tigers and other exotic animals – most of them circus or movie rejects.
The animal trainer turned activist had been diagnosed with throat cancer in July 2010. After remission, the cancer returned last fall, but Pat kept her illness private until the end.
Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2013/02/17/5196493/obituary-pat-derby-was-world-renowned.html
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Happy Valentine's Day from Big Cat Rescue
It's always Valentine's Day in Florida at Sunset
Today at Big Cat Rescue Feb 14 2013 Valentines Day Read More
A Sad End to an Even Sadder Life
Big Cat Rescue Makes THE LIST
Big Cat Rescue made "The List" with our Feline Flower Meat Bouquets. “The List” was developed by E. W. Scripps and launched in six television markets on September 17, 2012. The markets include: KNXV (ABC) Phoenix; WFTS (ABC) Tampa; WMAR (ABC) Baltimore; WCPO (ABC) Cincinnati; WEWS (ABC) Cleveland; and KJRH (NBC) Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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See the news since last month at Big Cat Rescue in the February AdvoCat Ezine
Do you love cats too much?
We sure do!
USDA Cracks Down on Traveling Acts
Here's the great part about the following article:
If cub petting displays have to identify their cubs by name, sex, age, species and identifying markings AND has to reveal who the real owners of the cubs are, then it will be easier for USDA to catch them when cubs disappear and it will be easier for USDA to see that they are using the cubs too young (under 8 weeks according to the USDA Big Cat FAQ) and too old (according to USDA court cases where they found 12 weeks to be the oldest allowed.)
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