Big Cat Rescue Video of Modnic the Tiger
Modnic a female tiger who was rescued in 2007 from Savage Kingdom in Florida, undergoes surgery to remove cancerous tumors. (*Some graphic scenes of surgery are shown)
Savage Kingdom was a breeding facility in Florida that was closed down by the USDA in 2006. Modnic along with three other tigers, TJ, Bella and her sister Trucha were rescued by Big Cat Rescue. Savage Kingdom was featured in an episode of Animal Planet's "Fatal Attractions" in 2011, documenting
Viral Video Award for Do Big Cats Purr
by Big Cat Rescue
No More "Florida Panther Cub" Exploitation at Florida Panther Games
One of our AdvoCats named Denise contacted us last week because she was distressed that some back yard breeder type was taking a cougar cub (trying to pass it off as a Florida Panther) to a Florida Panther hockey game. The people with the cougar cub were treating her as if she were a pet and letting some people pet her at their booth. That is only legal between the ages of 8-12 weeks, but it is nearly impossible
Today at Big Cat Rescue Sept 11
Today was the 10th year anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America that changed things for all of us forever. 9/11/2001 is the day that nearly brought an end to our sanctuary because tourism stopped. Donations were all (rightfully) diverted to the human tragedies that were unfolding on television and the Internet. We were down to our last $20,000 with an annual budget that was nearly half a million dollars and we could not see any end to the terror that had people frozen in front of their T.V. sets. I
2011 NonProfit of the Year Awards Luncheon
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Embassy Suites Tampa
3705 Spectrum Blvd., Tampa, FL. 33612
11:15 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.
CLICK HERE to register online
The Tampa Bay Business Journal is thrilled to announce the sixth annual Nonprofit of the Year Awards event and special publication dedicated to recognizing the nonprofit organizations who are making a difference in our community every day.
An independent panel of judges has named 40 finalists for the 2011 Nonprofit of the Year awards. Each organization
Big Cat Rescue wins the People's Choice Award 2009
Big Cat Rescue wins the People's Choice Award for the 3rd year in a row! The People's Choice Award was likened to the American Idol of the Non Profit World by host Jack Harris at the WEDU event on Jan. 15, 2009. This was an online voting contest that resulted in more than 50,000 votes cast for 90 non profits in a 16 county viewing area. Thanks to all of our wonderful supporters, Big Cat Rescue was voted the People's Choice in 2006, 2007 and 2008!
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