Are there lions and tigers in your neighborhood?
The private possession of exotic big cats in the USA is a huge problem. Only 18 states ban the ownership of big cats from bobcats to tigers, these cats are often kept in substandard conditions, exploited and live miserable lives.
Watch this video and find out if it's legal to privately own big cat in YOUR state.
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Nikita Lioness seized in drug raid!
Listen to Scott Lope talk about Nikita the Lioness his favorite cat at the sanctuary. Nikita was seized by police in a drug raid and when she arrived at Big Cat Rescue she was severely underweight and had developed growths on her legs from lying on a hard surface all the time. Since then eating a grrreat diet and having a one acre enclosure to run around in, she as made a full recovery and is a very large and very beautiful mature lioness!
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Ligers, Tigers and Lions - The Big Cat Problem
Big Cat Rescue is a nonprofit 501(c)3 charity dedicated to the care of exotic cats. We provide a permanent home for unwanted wildcats and we educate the public in order to eliminate the causes of abandonment and abuse. The images of exploitation and horrid conditions in the video above were filmed in places where we had been asked to rescue big cats; but we cannot save them all.
Your voice for better laws and your tax deductible donations will make it possible Read More
Zoos Dirty Secrets About White Tigers
Across the world, especially in the United States, a massive deception about white tigers and their origin is taking place.
Did you know that there truly is no such thing as a royal white Bengal tiger?
Did you know that there isn´t even a wild white tiger population, and that no white tiger has even been seen since the 1950s?
Did you know that there isn´t even a conservational value for breeding white tigers, nor that any are able to participate in any Species Survival Read More
Nonnative Wildlife Invasion Prevention Act
H.R. 669: Nonnative Wildlife Invasion Prevention Act. To prevent the introduction and establishment of nonnative wildlife species that negatively impact the economy, environment, or other animal species' or human health, and for other purposes.
This will NOT affect hamsters, guinea pigs, etc. so don't drink the KoolAid the animal dealers are trying to sell you. The bill is to allow the US Fish & Wildlife Svc come up with a list of truly dangerous invasive animals that Read More
COUGAR + CHEETAH = Big Cat Success!
The June 17, 2009 hearing of the Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission set a record for the number of animal lovers to attend and speak up at their meetings. Carole Baskin as been attending these meetings since 1994 and rarely do more than two or three animal advocates show up but at this meeting we counted more than 40 people who spoke in favor of tougher laws to regulate the trade in exotic animals. We hope this is the beginning of a trend and if so it will shape the future. Read More