Big Cat Rescue on Positively Tampa Show
The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay is still "on cloud 9" after grassroots effort raises $1 million!
I am happy to announce the opening of my Faculty Focus Exhibition "Of One and The Other" from June11-Sept 21, 2014 at the Southeast Museum of Photography in Daytona Beach Florida.
I hope to see you for the Opening Reception and Artist Talk Wednesday, June 11 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm!
This year's Daytona State College faculty spotlight Read More
Male Siberian/Bengal Tiger
Arrived at Big Cat Rescue 12/5/2000
Bengali used to ride on a horse drawn chariot in the circus. When he was retired here, we were told that he would surely kill someone because he was so confrontational. It is amazing what a change of living conditions can do for a tiger!
Since his days are no longer spent on the road living in a transport carrier, but rather playing with his giant red Planet Ball, jumping in his pool, napping high on top of his den, or chuffing at his Read More
Summer Camp 2014 is FULL
Sorry, but all of our camp days have been filled for 2014 and we will not be able to take further registrations.
All sessions are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
We do not offer before- or after-care.
8-11 year olds:
June 16-20, June 23-27, July 14-18, July 21-25, July 28-Aug. 1, Aug. 4-8
12-15 year olds:
June 16-20, June 23-27, July 14-18, July 28-Aug. 1
Tuition: Early bird (before June 1) $220 per camper per week
Price (after June 1) $235 per Read More
Cat Chat Show 54
Shelly Thayer, Executive Director of the Cat Depot is Carole Baskin's guest on episode 54 of the Cat Chat Show.
Find out how you can help the Cat Depot at http://www.catdepot.org/
Social Business Engine
Catch my interview with @bernieborges on his @sbengine podcast sharing the @BigCatRescue story.
Intern Housing is Delayed
Intern housing is delayed. Tiger cages are revamped to make it easier to shift tigers to Vacation Rotation acreage. Roofing continues on cougar enclosures.
Through Glass on Same Days
Hurley chases a frisbee while Jamie, Justin & Carole discuss paint, kittens get a check up, Jamie talks about Justin fixing her 66 Mustang, a walk w/ my mom, TX tigers and Joseph lion wait for dinner, lockouts are relocated by volunteers, showing all of the safety measures Read More
Big Cat Walkabout 2014 05 15
Levi the bobcat sees the vet, Jamie, BarJean and Carole paint on Mother's Day at Painting With a Twist, we get ready for some new rescues by revamping the tiger cages and we roof an area so cougars can move back and forth to the Vacation Rotation area.
Tiger Poaching Cheaper Than Tiger Raising
"The owner said he retained the permit when a leopard skin was previously sold to a public institution since it bore little risk of inspection; the permit Read More
Levi came to live at Big Cat Rescue in 1995 along with 10 other Bobcats who were destined to be the next year’s fur coat harvest. Our Co-Founder had stumbled upon a facility in Omaha Nebraska that was raising Bobcats and Canadian Lynx for the purpose of harvesting the cats for their fur.
In order to spare these cats, all of them were purchased from the breeder and brought to live at the sanctuary.
Levi was neutered and now lives with Tiger Lilly.
Levi Read More