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Isabelle Tassi, chief organizer of Tampa Bay Veg Fest

Isabelle Tassi– chief organizer of the second annual Tampa Bay Veg Fest, the Tampa area’s only vegetarian/vegan festival – discusses her educational background and evolution as an animal activist, and describes the main mission and other aspects of Florida Voices For Animals, under whose auspices Tampa Bay Veg Fest is presented. Read more…

Carole Baskin–founder and CEO of Big Cat Rescue

Carole Baskin–founder and CEO of Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, one of the world’s largest such sanctuaries, housing more 100 big cats (lions, tigers, leopards, cougars, servals, others) over 40-plus acres–discusses the history and evolution of the facility (including her admitted ignorance in the beginning about the pitfalls of having an exotic cat as a pet, and about breeding), Read more…