Category: Big Cats
‘Cocaine Cat’ Case in Cincinnati Causes Commotion; PETA Says, ‘Leave Servals Alone’
Forget the “cocaine bear”—a new incident involving a wild animal on drugs is making headlines.
And the Winners of PETA’s Sixth Annual Oscat Awards Are…
The results are in! Find out which movies from 2022 won animal-friendly awards in PETA’s Oscats.
Victory! Top Sponsors Pull Sponsorships of the Hadi Shrine Circus
Victory! Top sponsors have pulled their support of the Hadi Shrine Circus, which still uses elephants and other animals in its cruel acts.
Florida Roadside Zoo ‘Big Cat Habitat’ Cited by USDA Over Jaguar-Petting Encounter
Big Cat Habitat is run by the notorious Rosaire family, which has exploited animals in abusive circus shows for decades. Learn how you can help these animals.
VIDEO: Trainer Attacked While Forcing Tigers to Perform at Italian Circus
A video of a tiger attacking a trainer during a live circus show is yet another cautionary tale that no one should have needed.
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Victory! Dukal Corporation Ends Sale of Bandages Depicting Animals in CircusesCircus 9-03 | ~Pawsitive~Candie_N | CC BY 2.0
As circuses with animals disappear so should the exploitative imagery. PETA praises Dukal Corporation for no longer using artwork of animals in circuses on its bandages.
22 Victories for Animals Exploited for Entertainment in 2022
PETA celebrated major wins for exploited animals in 2022, including a successful nationwide search for a chimpanzee and taking down a “Tiger King” villain in court.
PETA Cheers as Biden Signs ‘Big Cat Public Safety Act’ Into Law
Prior to the bill’s passage, PETA lawsuits had nearly annihilated the extremely cruel big-cat cub-petting industry by taking down the biggest players.
Tiger-Rental Companies Treat Big Cats Like Party Favors
Everglades Exotics and Predators Unlimited rent out tigers and other animals for parties and photo shoots. Animals are not party favors, and these encounters are dangerous for everyone involved.
‘All Things Wild’ Exhibitor Lisa Lopez Slapped With USDA Complaint Following Tip From PETA
Following a tip from PETA, Lisa Lopez—the operator of a cruel tiger exhibit known as All Things Wild—is in hot water with federal officials.
A Rescue for the History Books: PETA Rescues 72 Animals From Tri-State Zoological Park
In the biggest roadside zoo rescue in PETA history, PETA and animals won against Tri-State Zoological Park.
VIDEO: Jamaica Zoo Employee Taunts Lion, Loses His Finger
A Jamaica Zoo worker taunted a lion, and what happened next horrified visitors. Watch the footage—and never visit a roadside zoo.
Kentucky’s New State Regulations Prompt a PETA Push for Animal-Free Shrine Circus
PETA is pushing for animal-free Shrine circuses in Kentucky after the state adopted regulations limiting the use of endangered animals for entertainment.
Roadside Zoo ‘Single Vision’ Fined by Feds for Alleged Animal Welfare Act Failures
Over and over again, the roadside zoo Single Vision in Melrose, Florida, has put animals and visitors at risk of injury and even death.
Photos: These Grisly Photos Reveal the Bloodshed of Argentina’s Hunting Season
These grisly photos reveal animals who were violently killed during Argentina’s hunting season. Speak out against hunting!
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“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind