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Big Cat Rescue Hands On Training

Big Cat Rescue Hands On Training   Mission   Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, FL is the world’s largest sanctuary in the world for abused, abandoned and orphaned wild cats (lions, tigers, cougars, bobcats etc.) accredited by the Global Federation of Sanctuaries (GFAS). The mission of the sanctuary is to provide the best home we can to the animals in our care and to end abuse of big cats in captivity and avoid extinction in the wild  We do this by educating the world about the plight of these wild cats both in captivity, where the Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Nov 28 2013 Happy Thanksgiving

Check Out All Our Free Thanksgiving Games, Cards, Puzzles and More Fun at BigCatFun.com   Make it Stop!   http://youtu.be/qBZ8OA2nZp4   Our neighbor's kids began shooting paintballs at our cats when they were 12.  With your help we spent thousands of dollars to put up a wall to protect the cats.  Now they shoot shotguns and rifles next to the cats for hours at a time, almost every day.  Surely there is some sort of noise abatement law in Hillsborough County that can make them stop.  Your donations can help us Read More

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Cat Chat 29

Meet the Interns & Volunteers of Big Cat Rescue   Today Carole Baskin will pop in on the Interns and Volunteers at lunch time to talk with them about their experiences here including the recent Halloween Party, and the release of Khaleesi the bobcat.   http://youtu.be/yB0cuKTWMRY   Get the audio version here or subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Join us at noon, EST here:  https://plus.google.com/+bigcatrescue See previous episodes of Cat Chat       Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Sept 20 2013

Interns Make Paw Casts from Cat Prints   Plaster Track Casting Procedure   Find a track to cast. This may sound easy, but good clear prints can be difficult to find. Look in soft mud near water sources, damp sand, and other such easy surfaces to find tracks in. Once you have found your track, you may want to remove any leaves or sticks that have fallen into it. Do this carefully and do not attempt to remove sticks or leaves that are compressed into the track. Removing these will damage the track. You can remove them from Read More