Laws for Cats

This is a selection of everything that is going on legislatively for cats.

Lobbying for Big Cat Laws

Lobbying for Big Cat Laws Cleo was once a cute, cuddly cub.  Her owners put a harness on her to walk her.  As she grew stronger, her former owner could not handle her enough to get the tiny harness off.  As the years passed it became completely embedded in Cleo’s skin.  Eventually as she grew…

Save Tigers

Saving the Tiger Big Cat Rescue is saving tigers through education and legislation. We post the latest in tiger news here and in our newsletter The Big Cat Times. We gather news from around the world DAILY and send it out to people who have signed up to get our daily email. See what you…

Legislative Session 2011 A Mixed Bag for Florida’s Animals

Below is a final report on animal-related legislation during the 2011 Legislative Session, as well as links to how each member voted. Following up with your lawmakers on their vote is extremely helpful to animals—it lets your elected officials know that you are paying attention to how they represent you! Legislative Session 2011: A Mixed…

Ohio Rule Issued to Prohibit Dangerous Wild Animals as Pets

Ohio Rule Issued to Prohibit Dangerous Wild Animals as Pets

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Humane Society of the United States applauds Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland for issuing an executive order that prohibits keeping dangerous wild animals as pets. The rule bans new private ownership of big cats, bears, primates, alligators, crocodiles, and particularly large and dangerous constricting snakes and venomous snakes. Individuals who currently possess…

Thailand’s Tiger Temple Sues Conservationists Over Abuse Allegations

Tiger Temple is a Sham Abbot of the Tiger Temple, Pra Acharn Phusit (Chan) Khantitharo caught on film beating tigers with a stick. (Photo courtesy CWI) Thailand’s Tiger Temple Sues Conservationists Over Abuse Allegations KANCHANABURI, Thailand, February 3, 2010 (ENS) – Three advocates for wildlife conservation and welfare appeared in a Kanchanaburi court this morning…