TAMPA, Fla. – You’ve likely heard of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, and this week there’s been a lot of hype around Dogecoin.
But how about Big Cat Coin?
Carole Baskin, CEO of Big Cat Rescue, is starting her own cryptocurrency.
“It’s not a purr-ency, it’s a currency,” Baskin explained to FOX 13’s Dan Matics.
Dogecoin features the face of a Shiba Inu dog, so it’s only appropriate that cats have their own cryptocurrency, too.
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Unlike the more respected bitcoins, Dogecoin was created years ago as an online joke – used as an informal tipping system in online circles. But after a lot of hype building over the last six months, with a little help from Elon Musk and Mark Cuban, Dogecoin had a market capitalization of around $80 billion Friday afternoon.
Carole Baskin announces Big Cat Coin…