Big Cat Rescue's NY Tiger Rescue

A project of Big Cat Rescue

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Zeus the tiger heads straight for the pool upon arrival to Big Cat Rescue

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Kimba the tiger was starving to death at the time of her arrival to Big Cat Rescue. She was so ill she did not survive.

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Kimba the tigress and decaying door to her cage

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Keisha the tigress hungrily eating for the first time in who knows when?

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Zeus the tiger races to freedom, squeezing into the transport cage

Three tigers were starving to death in a backyard menagerie. They have been rescued but need your help to start on the road back to health.

Big Cat Rescue saved 3 starving and severely neglected tigers from a dilapidated pseudo-sanctuary in New York. JnK Call of the Wild was finally shut down by authorities resulting in the seizure of 20 exotic animals. The 3 tigers that were rescued by Big Cat Rescue home were Keisha, Kimba and Zeus. Sadly, just 17 days after her arrival, 20 year old Kimba had to be put down due to the extensive damage done to her body before rescue. She just had no chance of recovering and it was the humane thing to do.

Will you please donate to help us provide care for Keisha and Zeus?

The cost of the transport and rescue was approximately $7,000, but that is just the beginning.

Getting these tigers back on the road to health will mean vet care, and specialists for the eyes. It means a lot of high quality food, vitamins, joint supplements and probably a good deal of
pain management.

A healthy tiger costs Big Cat Rescue $10,000 per year, just for food and vet care and these neglected tigers will need much more intensive care.

Even though they are safe and will never go hungry again, it is only because people like you will open your hearts to these precious creatures. Please let them know that you are there for them, for now and forever, with a monthly gift of whatever you can afford.

You can choose a one time donation or ongoing in the drop down menu.

Read more about the rescue here and see photos and videos:

For an update that tells you about the suffering that Kimba had endured see


Florida law requires that all charities soliciting donations disclose their registration number (CH11409) and the percentage of your donation that goes to the cause and the amount that goes to the solicitor. We do not use professional solicitors, so 100% of your donation goes to Big Cat Rescue. Our low fundraising and administrative costs are covered by tour income, so 100% of your donations go to supporting the cats and stopping the abuse. Federal ID #59-3330495. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING 1-800-HELP-FLA TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

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Big Cat Rescue
12802 Easy Street
Tampa, FL 33625

(813) 920-4130



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