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Today at Big Cat Rescue Aug 13 2013

Never a Boring Moment - Escaped White Tiger "Sighting"   I was about nine years old and was perched in the highest branches of the pine tree next to our home on Knollwood Dr., in Charleston, WV, looking out toward the airport where my father was the private pilot for Gov. Arch Moore.  It was my favorite spot.  I could see for miles across the hills and valleys.  I was watching planes take off and land at long intervals.  I was bored out of my mind. "God," I implored, "never let me be this bored again." Well you have to be careful Read More

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A Baby Bobcat Named Faith

Bobcat Rehab and Release   http://youtu.be/RaGhsWIzwhk   Big Cat Rescue does bobcat rehab and release of native, Florida bobcats.  The video playlist below shows the great lengths we will go to in order to save bobcats and give them a second chance at living free.  Search our site for the word "rehab" to see more.     Stories about some other rescued bobcats:  http://bigcatrescue.org/a-boatload-of-bobcats-turns-big-cat-rescue-into-modern-day-ark/   A Baby Bobcat Named Faith Gets a Second Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue July 30 2013 Grand Opening

Senate Bill Introduced to Protect Big Cats   Send a letter to your member of Congress now! Did you know that there are at least 10,000 big cats kept in private hands in the U.S., but that no one knows exactly how many or where? It's a dangerous situation - for people and animals - when tigers, lions and other big cats are kept as backyard pets or in roadside zoos. When things go wrong, as they too often do, police officers, veterinarians, firefighters, EMTs and other first responders are forced to make life-or-death decisions. We will Read More

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Whats Wrong With Swimming With Tiger Cubs?

Just about everything   First of all, despite the lies that the breeder told you, those cubs were not "orphaned" or "rejected."  That is just the terminology that exploiters use to make you feel good about them purposely breeding litter after litter of lions and tigers, ripping them from their mothers and pimping them out so you can have your picture made with a cub. Using lion cubs and tiger cubs as photo props is bad enough, but some back yard breeders have figured out a way to make even more money:  Swim with tiger cubs.   Why Read More