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10 Best Beach Vacations for People Who Love Cats

While not oceanside, Amsterdam is a cat lover’s paradise. The city is home to the world’s only floating cat sanctuary, The Poezenboot, or “Catboat,” which sits on the picturesque Singel Canal. The sanctuary started in the ‘60s, when a cat caretaker living alongside the canal pondered the question, “If people could live on houseboats…why not [...]

Tiger cub roars desperately as tourists hold it for photos at a zoo

Visitors filmed posing for photographs with a rare tiger cub at a zoo in north China have sparked controversy. Footage filmed at the Siberia Tiger Park in Harbin, Heilongjiang province shows smiling tourists taking turns holding up a two-month-old Siberian tiger cub for the photos. They were charged 50 yuan (£5) each. A witness told MailOnline that [...]

Owner of lion cub abandoned in cage sought by police – DutchNews.nl

Photo: Politie Stichtse Vecht Police are trying to track down the owner of a lion cub that was abandoned in a cage in Utrecht province. A jogger discovered the baby big cat, believed to be around five months old, in Tienhoven, Stichtse Vecht, on Sunday morning. Local vet Peter Klaver, who helped police collect the [...]

Man, 41, in Serious Condition After He’s Mauled by Pet Lion in Mexico

A man has been critically injured in an attack by a pet lion inside a Mexico backyard. The attack reportedly happened at a mansion in Rincones de San Marcos, an upscale part of the Juarez neighborhood.  There was also a tiger in the yard, the El Paso Times reported. Photos circulating on the internet show the man, who [...]

Video: Dumped lion cub doing well; named Remy

The lion cub found dumped in a meadow in Tienhoven on Sunday, is doing well at Stichting Leeuw, the foundation said on Facebook. "Between all the hectic, the little one is entertaining himself well, eating and drinking well and still sleeping a lot", the foundation said. The foundation named the cub Remy.  On Wednesday the foundation's [...]

White tiger kills zookeeper in Japan

Image copyright Reuters Image caption It's not clear what triggered the white tiger's attack (file photo) A rare white tiger has mauled a zookeeper to death in its enclosure at a zoo in Japan, officials say.Akira Furusho, 40, was found bleeding from the neck in the tiger's cage at the zoo in the southern city [...]

Jogger Finds Abandoned Lion Cub In The Middle Of A Field

On Sunday, a man was jogging through a field near Utrecht, in the Netherlands, when he found something bizarre — sitting in the grass was a metal dog cage, and inside the cage was a tiny lion cub. The jogger immediately got in touch with local police, and officers and a vet hurried to the [...]

Injured Sariska tiger treated for wound infested with maggots

The wound on the forehead of a male tiger in Sariska Tiger Reserve (STR) has been infested with maggots, said a doctor who came from Jaipur to treat the big cat on Sunday. “The 12-year-old tiger was treated for the injury on its forehead. We have kept it in an enclosure for monitoring for 24 [...]

Big-cat hunter quits role at animal charity

A trophy-hunting mining boss has stood down as an adviser to a big cat charity following an outcry at pictures of him posing with lions and leopards he had shot. The resignation of Mark Bristow, the Randgold Resources chief executive, from the conservation council of Panthera came after The Times confronted the charity’s billionaire founder, [...]

SC appointed panel rejects years-old plan to introduce African cheetahs in India

An ambitious, if woolly headed, scheme to introduce cheetahs from Africa to India to compensate for the extinction of a different sub-species of the big cat in India at least 50 years ago, may finally be dead with a Supreme Court appointed panel advising against it last week. Amicus in the case ADN Rao submitted [...]
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