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Big Cat RescueBig Cat Rescue is the largest accredited sanctuary in the world dedicated entirely to abused and abandoned big cats. We are home to over 100 lions, tigers, bobcats, cougars and other species most of whom have been abandoned, abused or orphaned.

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Hanaeleh Horse Rescue of California is Verified by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

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(Trabuco Canyon, CA) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying … Continue reading »

Swan Center Outreach of Colorado is Accredited by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

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April 14, 2015 (Silverthorne, CO) The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for … Continue reading »

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