She is licensed by the state as a rehabber and has successfully rehabbed and released a number of bobcats and other native animals. Big Cat Rescue is accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries, and Carole Baskin served as a past President of, The Association of Sanctuaries (a national accrediting body that is to sanctuaries what the American Zoological Association is to zoos which later became a part of GFAS.)
She serves on the board of the Humane USA PAC and is a member of the International Tiger Coalition. She supplies the ITC with all of the current data on exotic cat issues, including the numbers being displaced, the maulings, escapes and killings of both the public and the cats involved. She scans the media daily for news regarding exotic cats and reports to some 47,000 people on social networking sites with the daily headlines.