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Endangered Species

Let’s Talk Palm Oil!!

     Going to the FCF convention surely educated me beyond my wildest dreams. The meeting of Jim Sanderson PhD in fact opened up a whole new world that I was totally unaware of. This knowledge set me on the track of where all of this mass destruction originated. Well, imho America! Yo
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The Andean Cat- The Worlds Rarest Cat

    Going to the FCF (Feline Conservation Federation) convention brought to light a lot of conservation issues. I had the EXTREME pleasure of meeting and speaking to world-renowned field expert and author of  ”Small Wildcats” Jim Sanderson PhD. We had an at length conversa
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Private Owners and AZA Zoo’s- There is hope yet

    I had an AMAZING week after attending the Feline Conservation Federation convention in Nashville TN. A fun-filled week that had heavy concentration on continuing education, I will definitely go to next years. I am now a credentialed Wildlife Educator!       As a private owner (yes
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Bobby Is HOME!

Bobby has made it home!! Through the help of fans that believe in what we do, Bobby arrived Saturday, May 25th 2013. The video will be uploaded on You tube and is already on our fan page. A bitter sweet ending for one man and one cat’s alliance and a new beginning for Bobby. A l
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Where The Wild Things WERE?

Sounds like a title for some kids movie huh? But this is not at all humorous. The newest Big Cat Safety Act HR 1998 could very well end big cats in captivity. Well not all captivity and not all big cat species. Only AZA zoo’s could breed them and only sanctuaries can have them. 
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Blowing The White Tiger Myth Out Of The Water

How many times have we all heard the rhetoric of “White Tigers are a product of man, produced only by inbreeding” from well meaning nay sayers to big cats in captivity? For me, if I heard it once I have heard or read it a thousand times. It is even found in the Wikipedia o
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Big Cat Safety Act – A Closing Act for Cats

    I could sit here and preach all day as to why this bill they are trying to introduce back into senate is a BAD BILL. Instead I will break it down with you and give you solid, logical and sound evidence and reason as to why this should be killed before it kills the big cats!  The f
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Bob the Bobcat

We got an email from fellow wildlife lover and rehabilitator John Schwake of Bobcat Refuge and Rehabilitation. John wants to place Bob in a permanent home where he will be safe forever. He chose us and we are truly honored. It is no easy task taking on what John does. The general publ
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A Burning Leopard

    I have been involved with all species of animals at one point in my life or another. I am pretty much used to seeing the atrocities of mankind inflicted upon those that cannot speak for themselves. I really thought up until two years ago, that I had heard and seen it all. That was
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Genetics and the ever shrinking gene pool

    Social media has became the main way for a lot of people to gain information. Be it right, wrong or indifferent. You will also get those “arm chair quarterbacks” that have never taken a course in big cat husbandry, genetics or handling, nor have they spent any time in
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