START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
5,669,207 people care about Animal Welfare

Stop Traveling Exhibit From Exploiting Baby Animals (Video)

Stop Traveling Exhibit From Exploiting Baby Animals (Video)

Alliance for Animals sent out an alert that Big Cat Rescue Entertainment Group is once again on tour traveling to malls with their exhibit of very young exotic animals; some as young as two-weeks-old. They ask for public support to stop the events if they come to your town.

Alliance for Animals calls Big Cat Rescue Entertainment, “One of the most notorious breeders of baby lions and tigers. This business makes a profit by breeding tiger cubs, taking them from their mothers shortly after birth, and abusing them by carting them around from mall to mall charging people to pet them and be photographed with the young cubs.”

Big Cat Rescue Entertainment, which is run by Joe Schreibvogel has been involved in incidents where “employees blatantly violate the laws and endanger the cubs and the public.” In one video a child is bitten by a cub and another video shows a sick cub on display for people to pet.

Big Cat Rescue Entertainment touts its exhibits are a way to educate the public about the dangers of keeping exotic animals.

The non-profit group is involved in several lawsuits and the organization has nearly a dozen aliases.  They are currently being sued in federal court by an accredited sanctuary called Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, Florida for use of their name.    

If the Big Cat exhibit lands in your town, Alliance for Animals suggests that you immediately contact the mall manager to let them know you do not want the exhibit in your area.

CLICK HERE if you are having trouble seeing the videos.

Related Stories:

Will Terry Thompson’s Widow Get Surviving Exotic Animals Back?

Lion Cub Rescued From Balcony

Photo from tambako via flickr.

Read more: , , , , , ,

quick poll

vote now!

Loading poll...

have you shared this story yet?

some of the best people we know are doing it


+ add your own
8:58PM PST on Feb 5, 2012


1:55PM PST on Jan 14, 2012

What's wrong with these people? It must be stopped....human greed should not involve baby wild animals being paraded about from place to place like a piece of art!! These people are a disgrace and should be ashamed of themselves. Put a stop to this unacceptable treatment of baby wild animals NOW.

11:53AM PST on Dec 18, 2011

no petition?

8:58AM PST on Dec 15, 2011

thanks for sharing :)

4:37AM PST on Dec 3, 2011

o sadly to see how poor animals in cages earn money for ruthless people. I never understand traveling exhibit, traveling circus,"make a photo with animal" in the street. What's funny in this?!

4:35AM PST on Dec 3, 2011

so sadly to see how poor animals in cages earn money for ruthless people. I never understand traveling exhibit, traveling circus,"make a photo with animal" in the street. What's funny in this?!

9:24PM PST on Nov 30, 2011

obvious abuse, so sad

12:20PM PST on Nov 29, 2011

Using animals in this way in order to make money has to be stopped! Those animals belong in the wild and should not be in travelling circuses like this!

2:45PM PST on Nov 24, 2011


7:53PM PST on Nov 23, 2011

This is obvious abuse to the young cats and to the older ones 'in storage'. Where are your animal protection authorities? Why aren't they doing their job? Who gives morons like these a permit? Yes, who is the actual person that signed the permit? Why isn't there more of an outcry from the American public? Why aren't the newspapers, tv and radio programmes involved? This can't be allowed to continue.

add your comment

Disclaimer: The views expressed above are solely those of the author and may not reflect those of
Care2, Inc., its employees or advertisers.

Care2 - Be Extraordinary - Start a Care2 Petition
ads keep care2 free

Recent Comments from Causes

BTW; -WHEN is deadline for the petition...?

Very commendable! Well done to you for sticking up for the defenceless creature.

Shame there isn't a petition on this........they were listed endangered nearly 40 years ago yet their…

meet our writers

Kathleen J. Kathleen is currently the Activism Coordinator at Care2. more
ads keep care2 free

Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.

site feedback


Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!