Carole Baskin

Carole Baskin

Carole Baskin Founder of Big Cat Rescue CEO AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS   Carole Baskin is the founder and CEO of Big Cat Rescue. She runs a real estate business and manages 100+ volunteers and interns from around the world and 20 staff and contractors. She has run...
USDA Fails Animals and Public

USDA Fails Animals and Public

Current USDA Regulations and Enforcement Fails Animals and Public Many facilities hide behind their USDA license as if it were a badge of honor, but this slide show will show you why USDA cannot possibly enforce the Animal Welfare Act and why it is a conflict of...
Carole Baskin on the Guilt of Her Past

Carole Baskin on the Guilt of Her Past

In 1996, at four weeks of age, Auroara was the 3rd tiger to come to Wildlife on Easy Street. She died of cancer in 2008 and it has taken me this long to be able to talk about her again.  (This article first appeared in 2011) I think it is because of the guilt I’ve...
Animal Advisory Committee Resignation by Carole Baskin

Animal Advisory Committee Resignation by Carole Baskin

Animal Advisory Committee Resignation by Carole Baskin   Summary of recent events leading to AAC resignation Recently you may have seen reports on the resignation of Big Cat Rescue founder and CEO Carole Baskin as chairperson of the County’s Animal Advisory...
Rescue of Sophia the Cougar

Rescue of Sophia the Cougar

Sophia Female Cougar DOB 1/1/91 Rescued on 1/22/09 Died 7/24/10 “Will anyone give me $200 for this fine breeding age puma?” the auctioneer’s voice blasts over the loud speakers in the livestock barn during an animal auction in Louisiana. A red neck...