Tony the Tiger Update

Dear Friends of Tony the Tiger,

We are still waiting and waiting to find out if Michael Sandlin was approved or denied for the state license that is required to keep Tony.

Please write Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Maria Davidson mdavidson@wlf.louisiana.gov and her supervisor Fred Kimmel fkimmel@wlf.la.gov ask them NOT to give Michael Sandlin a state license because an endangered Tiger needs and deserves to be cared for humanely. For twenty one year’s Tiger Truck Stop has caged Tigers in deplorable conditions there has got to be an end to this. Ask them to please think about what is best for Tony when making this decision. We all know “Big Cats” like Tigers do NOT belong in cages at truck stops.

Please read and sign a NEW petition that James Platt and Rose Ware have created for Tony. They are working diligently on helping get Tony released from the truck stop and now need your support. Please post the petition where ever you can to spread the word. We want the world to know how Tony is being made to suffer every minute of every day.

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/help-tony-the-tiger

Thank you all for caring about Tony, if he only knew how hard we are fighting for his freedom so that he can spend the rest of his life in peace and can just be who he is (without being harassed) a TIGER.

P.S. Please find a couple of pictures attached from today (9-25-09). Tony is locked in his den AGAIN with no access to water…..

Your Friend-

Sky Williamson

For the cats,

Carole Baskin, CEO of Big Cat Rescue
an Educational Sanctuary home
to more than 100 big cats
12802 Easy Street Tampa, FL  33625
813.493.4564 fax 885.4457

http://www.BigCatRescue.org

Until Sept. 27, 2009 you can vote once a day for Scott Lope, our Operations's manager, to win Animal Planet's Hero of the Year Award.  As many of you already know, Scott had a career in medicine, but gave it up to be a full time volunteer and then staff at Big Cat Rescue.  You can see a video of him in action rescuing all kinds of animals in addition to the care he provides the big cats at Big Cat Rescue on our web site at http://www.BigCatRescue.org

Please help him win as this is great publicity for the plight of big cats and it will provide $10,000 in cash to feed the cats at Big Cat Rescue as well as a much needed vacation for Scott.  Your DAILY vote can win this for us here:

http://animal.discovery.com/roar/hero-of-the-year/vote/

Free ways to join us and help the big cats:

Twitter:  Follow Me and be invited to enter our Animal Lover's Dream Vacation Giveaway!  http://twitter.com/BigCatRescue

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