Tuesday 28 February 2012


Authorities arrest former Tarzan actor, remove three big cats from Loxahatchee ...
Palm Beach Post
Kathy Carchia, a longtime friend who had previously lived on the property and helped raise the animals, expresses concern with the seizing of the large cats and arrest of Sipek. "Those animals were very well treated. They were like his children" she ...

Big cats seized from Loxahatchee property
Authorities have seized three big cats from a large property in Loxahatchee where a cat had escaped in 2004 and had to be killed. Florida Fish and Wildlife officers served a warrant Monday morning at 3384 C Road, and the cats' owner Steve Sipek was ...

A Look at Big Cat Rescue
by Jo Singer A look at Big Cat Rescue, a sanctuary for big exotic cats in the United States. Last Thursday I had the pleasure of making my second visit to Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, Florida. I will always remember my first tour of the sanctuary, ...

Russian tigers to take their stripes to Iran
Iran's Caspian tiger population has been all but wiped out by hunters, so local preservation specialists chose the Amur tiger as a replacement as it is genetically close to the domestic big cat. There are only a few hundred Amur tigers left in Russia.

Tiger leaves trail, gives tormentors the slip
Daily Pioneer
The tiger continues to elude them all, and so far efforts to tranquilise the big cat have come a cropper. With the area just about 10-12 kms away from a busy railway track, the tiger is giving the forest department sleepless nights.

Rare snow leopard cub at Chattanooga Zoo to be relocated for breeding
(Photo: Patricia Benson) A 14-month-old snow leopard born at the Chattanooga Zoo will be relocated to a new and expanded big cat exhibition area at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens in mid-March as part of the Species Survival Plan.

356 leopard deaths in India in 365 days
Since earlier reports show 126 leopards died in 2007, 157 in 2008, 161 in 2009 and 180 in 2010, the latest figures reveal that after 2007 the death rate among the spotted big cats has only increased and that leopards are in greater danger than tigers ...

Exmouth: poison claims pet cats' lives
Exmouth Journal
He said the cats could have eaten something toxic. PCSO Ball said: “Where that has come from is a mystery. No other cats to my knowledge have had symptoms, or worse. “The cats could have eaten something toxic that has come into contact with food waste, ...

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