Your Cheetah Update for Amani

Amani Cheetah CCF

Amani, your cheetah. Photo Credits: Bobby Bradley

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Help Choose the Cheetah Color For Our New Handbag


 The Namib Desert

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A Future For Cheetahs. Signed By Dr. Laurie Marker Giveaway!

A future for Cheetahs

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For Freya, Amani, Lentili and The Lion Guardians this Giving Tuesday

For Freya

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The Heart of Africa in the Heart of Ohio.

Heart of Africa Columbus Zoo

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Finding Bigfoot, Spotting a Leopard and Cougars in the Adirondacks

Finding Bigfoor

Image from Finding Bigfoot, Animal Planet

Finding Bigfoot

I have a guilty pleasure. When I am tired and just want to relax and not think about anything, I like to watch Finding Bigfoot on Animal Planet.   They haven’t found Bigfoot yet, or even come close, but they  keep on trying.  Although the shows seem to follow a predictable pattern, I still watch because it is entertaining  hearing all the “squatch” jargon.   Even the phrase “Gone Squatchin” makes me laugh.

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3 Cat Conservation Projects That Help Humans Too

Conservation programs that take into consideration the well-being and interests of the people that live with the big cats have the most chance of succeeding.  In the past, there has been a  conservation versus them approach and people were even removed from their homes as protected areas were off limits to local people.  Projects that work with  local people and  give them an incentive to save the big cats have a much better chance of success.  Here are three big cat conservation projects that help humans too.

1) Jaguar Corridor Lights Up Eastern Colombia

Jaguar - Panthera onca

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Cheetah Conservation Fund Celebrates International Cheetah Day

The Cheetah is Racing for Survival

Cheetah in Namibia

Cheetah photographed in Namibia by Joanne McGonagle

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Welcome Maggie. Our Hearts Will Heal Together

Our Friend and Neighbor Marie

Our neighbor Marie was a wonderful person, so full of warmth and laughter.  She was always happy to see me and I was always happy to see her too. She had the kind of smile that warmed your heart the moment you saw her. You always felt better after chatting with Marie.  Years ago when I started up the bakery part of the business, she was the first to buy a loaf of English Muffin bread.  I have a photo somewhere, but that was before digital images.  Marie was super excited about The Tiniest Tiger.
She held the book close to her and said she would cherish her copy.  And I know she meant that too.

Marie and Maggie at the vet

Marie and Maggie waiting for the nail trim.

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Cheetah Love Our Message to Gracey after Four Weeks

This entry is part 6 of 13 in the series Messages to Gracey








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