The Black Market Trade 2008
My name is Patrick Brown. I'm a photographer. I've been working on a subject for the last five years about the illegal trade of animals in Asia.
The black market wild life trade is third behind the illicit drug, illicit arms trade. They don't really know how big the trade is. All they know, it is huge.
The biggest ingredients in the cocktail is China. The Chinese people now have money to burn. They have gone from a generation of horse and cart to driving around in a Mercedes.
Things are placed on order Read More
CFO of the Year 2008
2/22/08 The Tampa Bay Business Journal did a follow up feature on their awards banquet February 21st where Big Cat Rescue's CFO, Howard Baskin had been honored as a finalist in their CFO of the Year Award.
Pre Award Coverage
Post Award Coverage
Watch all of our exotic cats videos in the faster loading YouTube Big Cat Rescue site. Read More
Haley's Act Video by Guest 2008
I didn't know she was actually listening to my rants but apparently my mother listened close enough to make a video about why she supports the Haley's act on youtube (if you knew my mother you would know what an achievement this is!)We all know the importance of getting this law passed the only video on Haley's act currently available on youtube comes from animal abusers who oppose it!
Please watch rate and comment.
This is such an important issue it is important that Read More
A flagship species is one chosen to represent an environmental cause. And often we see lions and tigers used in promotion and advertising. And these are the two species used the most to produce cubs for the industry as well, and there are ethics matters that come into play with that. There are an estimated 41 species of felines out there and by protecting enough habitat for lions and tigers we then save habitat for all the lesser known cats as well.
Big Cat Rescue is committed in not only giving Read More
Lion and Tiger Rescue from Siberian Tiger Foundation
Joseph's pride is the story of Big Cat Rescue's newest arrivals. It is very sad for us all to see so many big cats in all kinds of strange situations across the U.S.
Big Cat Rescue is not only trying to take in what we can (in the past six months we have now taken in 6 tigers and 2 lions and a handful of lesser cats) to provide them a permanent home where they Read More
Lions Tigers - Joseph's Pride update
Joseph's Pride are two lions and two tigers that were rescued from a facility in Columbus, Ohio on October 19th, 2007.
This rescue was made possible by the support of IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare) and by all of our supporters who helped us raise the money to rescue these cats.
As you can see in this update all four cats are doing very well and are enjoying their one acre enclosure complete with pool and long grass to play and hide in!
Joseph's Pride Read More
Big Cat Rescue is offering a $5,000. reward for information resulting in the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the shooting death of the tiger found along side I-35E in Dallas, TX on Christmas day.
The same day the tragic tiger event happened at the San Francisco Zoo, a horrific story seemed to fall through the cracks. Please read below and pass this on. All credible information will be passed onto the authorities.
By DAVID SCHECHTER / WFAA-TV 12/27/2007
DALLAS - Sanitation crews in Dallas Read More