Big cats have big appetites and with food prices up dramatically it is only with your help that they can be fed.
We buy the very best ground carnivore diet on the market. Made by Natural Balance, it has only human grade beef content. A proprietary mix of vitamins and nutrients designed specifically for big cats is mixed throughout. We also feed chicken and beef parts because the cats like consistency.
Since 2005 the supplier has held the price for us at $1/pound while their cost of meat rose to over $2/pound. This year they could no longer continue to lose money on us and raised the price to $3.10. We buy 64,000 pounds/year so this is an unbudgeted increase in cost of $135,000!
Meet the cats YOU help feed here: http://bigcatrescue.org/2011/catbio
Please help us cover this huge cost increase by donating to feed a tiger for as many days as your budget allows. Each day of food donated helps. Thank you for putting food on our cats’ plates!
Any donations in excess of the amount needed for this project will be applied to other needs for the cats.
Big Cat Rescue is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, FEID 59-3330495. Florida law requires that all charities soliciting donations disclose their registration number and the percentage of your donation that goes to the cause and the amount that goes to the solicitor. Big Cat Rescue's registration number is CH11409. We do not utilize professional solicitors, so 0% of your donation goes to a professional solicitor, 100% goes to Big Cat Rescue. Non-program expenses are funded from tour income, so 100% of your donations go to supporting the cats and stopping the abuse.
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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