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Jaguar, tigers at Big Cat Rescue get Halloween treats

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Some big cats in Tampa got some early Halloween treats on Thursday. The jaguar and tigers at Big Cat Rescue gorged themselves on gourds. The pumpkins were filled with chicken to satisfy the carnivores. A rescue representative  said going after the pumpkins brings out the cats’ natural instincts and provides mental [...]

How to help Hurricane Michael survivors

Hurricane Michael was one of the most powerful hurricanes to hit the continental U.S. in almost 50 years, according to the Associated Press. The hurricane made landfall in Mexico Beach, Florida, as a Category 4 storm on Wednesday and then weakened as it moved through Georgia. Now designated a tropical storm, Michael is headed toward North [...]

Hunt for man-eating tigress Avni sparks chorus for presidential pardon

For the last few months, more than 100 men have trudged through forests in Yavatmal on the trail of an elusive tigress, labelled a man-eater by the Maharashtra Forest Department. She is a six-year-old mother of two cubs. The department issued a shoot-to-kill order for her this year. Avni, or T1, as the tigress is [...]

Osceola Library’s ‘Caturday Cat Faire’

Everyone is invited to adopt, shop and learn about friendly felines with cat trivia, activities and more. It’s a celebration of cats like no other— all in support of the local nonprofit rescue, Spay the Strays.  Jennifer DiDomenico Entertainment Editor The event will offer guests information from guest speakers, scavenger hunts, face painting, virtual reality [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Lioness Plants a Big, Wet One on the Camera in Sweet Video

An lioness in Tampa, Florida, shared her love for the camera in a video shared on Facebook by an animal rescue on September 28. Big Cat Rescue shared a 360 video of their lioness, Nikita, licking the camera on their Facebook page. “Watch closely to see inside her gigantic mouth full of razor sharp teeth. [...]

Big Cat Rescue lioness plants a big, wet one on camera in sweet video

TAMPA (FOX 13) - A lioness shared her love for the camera by planting a big, wet one right on it.  Big Cat Rescue in Tampa shared sweet 360-video of their lioness, named Nikita. She can be seen licking the camera multiple times, while also showing off her teeth. “Watch closely to see inside her [...]

Former Oklahoma zookeeper Joe Exotic to stay locked up in murder-for-hire case

The judge said he disagreed the videos were "just skits." According to the indictment, the judge said, "the words were on the verge of becoming reality." In a 2012 online video played at the detention hearing, Joe Exotic said about Baskin, "I am the most dangerous exotic animal owner on this planet right now and [...]
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