2014 Big Cat Bans Enacted
CA: Los Angeles bans bullhooks, which may only apply to elephants, but the circus can't make elephants perform without the threat of injury, so hopefully this means that the circus won't be coming to LA any more with their abusive lion and tiger acts either.
UK: Announced its soon-to-be official ban on ALL wild animals in circuses, joining other European nations like Austria, Greece, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The ban is intended to be fully instituted starting in December 2015. Prior Read More
On Jan 29 2014 Kate MacFall, the FL state director for HSUS and Carey Theil, Executive Director of GREY2K USA Worldwide presented at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay on how to get involved in the legislative process to help animals.
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Carey and Kate came out the next day to visit the cats Read More
Justine Mikolaitis talks with Carole Baskin about about what “Animal Law” means to her. We will discuss the very first case that she filed, currently pending in Miami-Dade Circuit Court which is a “gross negligence” case, seeking non-economic damages as a result of the loss of a companion canine (i.e., dog).
We will discuss “why “gross negligence,” as opposed to “veterinary negligence”, what non economic damages are and the topic of property law and dogs.
We will also Read More
The List Includes BCR as #3
A Canadian Favorite
Big Cat Rescue was featured in an Article about the top 14 Canadian Travel Destinations published on Flight Network's (Canada's #2 travel site) blog.
SUBARU SHARE THE LOVE ADOPTION EVENT
Saturday, December 14, 2013
11:00am – 3:00pm
Mastro Subaru, 6402 W Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa, FL 33634
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Big Cat Rescue and IFAW's DC Fly In 2013
On November 17, 2013 Big Cat Rescue invited 15 of their most outspoken AdvoCats, who were in key congressional districts, to come to Washington, DC for two days.
The first day was spent going over the issues, talking points and making sure everyone understood the process and the intended outcome: Getting their Senators and Representatives to commit to protecting big cats and public safety by co-sponsoring HR 1998 and S 1381, The Big Cats and Public Safety Act.
On the second day we split into Read More