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CAT UPDATES on Cheetaro, Cherokee, Siera, Cybil, & Mickey

Cheetaro is doing great and just went back out to his enclosure a few minutes ago.

Cherokee was moved back into her enclosure. Since she is so wild, we can't give her sub q fluids, so she's been prescribed blood 'cicles twice a day.

Siera was moved back into her enclosure. Since she is so wild, we can't give her sub q fluids, so she's been prescribed blood 'cicles three times a week.

Cybil is still in intensive care and may be on the Ustream channel later today. She has to get sub q fluids in the squeeze cage. She's on new meds to help with her nausea.

Mickey's surgery, on his bad knee is set for a week from now.
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Laura AtkinsonWhat was wrong with them?3 hours ago   ·  1
Mary Jane GreenThank you for the updates. Healing thoughts to all.3 hours ago   ·  10
Cyndi DunnPraying for all of them. Keep up the good work.2 hours ago   ·  2
Karie Alfeld-SwankI hope they all get well SOON.3 hours ago   ·  2
Christine Evert FarrThank you for their ongoing care and keeping us fans updated, prayers, blessings and positive vibes for you all.2 hours ago   ·  2
Lesley SchultzThank you SO MUCH for the updates!! Loving healing thoughts to all, especially the wild ones and dear Cybil. Thank you BCR for the wonderful TLC all the cats get!2 hours ago   ·  2
Sylvia BalesSo beautiful!3 hours ago   ·  1
Robin RogersPrayers for healing for all the cats.2 hours ago   ·  1
Joanne WickhamSo glad Mickey will be getting his surgery. Would be great to see him getting around sans the akward knee. other knee doing well since surgery?50 minutes ago   ·  1
Kristi GonzalezWe got too save them3 hours ago   ·  1
Minna Halonen NahkiaisojaHope they all get better soon and Mickeys <3 surgery goes well!1 hour ago   ·  1
Mary RileyGet well soon Big Cats .3 hours ago   ·  1
Tracey Lynne AnsmanPraying for all of them. Such good news about Mickey. It will be an amazing sight to see him walking and hopefully running as he should. And without pain. Thank you BCR. You are all awesome!49 minutes ago   ·  1
Karen LucasGlad to hear they're on the mend. Thank for all that you do.59 minutes ago   ·  1
Teresa CalvertThank you, Jesus! Prayed constantly for Cheetaro all day besides putting him on the prayer list...3 hours ago
Patricia LarkinThank you for your updates. Prayers for all of them. They are magnificent animals.2 hours ago
Deb OdiernaI didn't know about Cybil. Glad the others are back in their enclosures. Also glad Cheetaro is going to be okay. <334 minutes ago
Sarah TerryThank you for the update <32 hours ago
Astrid PentsWou so bjeoetieful love big cats xxxxxx☺😊💗💗💗💗💚💚💚💜💜💜💛💛💛2 hours ago
Hoda BadranHai will Be better .45 minutes ago
Vi McHardyAwesome photo ..thanks for sharing47 minutes ago
Lori MielotzThanks for the updates. Hope all feel better soon, I know most are older cats and you guys do an excellent job with them. Micky is one of my favorites, hope his surgery goes well. ❤️3 hours ago
Cindy WarnerHappy to hear Cheetaro is feeling better. Still sending healing wishes to the other kitties, and lots of love to all of them.3 hours ago
Sandra CaseGorgeous.....58 minutes ago
Barbara SevrensGorgeous❤😻3 hours ago

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Fiona came to us on December 28th with 5 new born kittens. Three kittens are black, two are tuxedos.

Fiona was a fantastic mama to her kittens, but now its her time to be a fantastic companion for someone who is willing to let this beautiful girl into their life.

Fiona loves playing with the laser pointer and does not mind wearing a collar (or bow tie collar!).

She learned quickly to use a scratch post.

Fiona loves to be held upright against your shoulder and scratched behind the ears. Shes a sweet grey girl who deserves a home that can provide as much love as she will give back.

Keep an eye out for her on the HSTB adoptions page in the next few days.
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Judi HicksYes grey cats rock.. Here's my rescue Canyon3 hours ago   ·  62
Marie KendallOmg...she is beautiful!!!!! I would adopt her in a heartbeat3 hours ago   ·  8
Farida Ibrahim ColonWhats does a tuxedo kitty look like????3 hours ago
Maddie Lancasteri wish i could have her but the UK is a bit of a trek for such a lovely little cat!3 hours ago
Cristina PlimptonGrey cats rock...I have one who is a source of love, support, plays with me and who adopted me as a semi can never go wrong adopting a grey cat....I would adopt her, but I have four and recent surgery....3 hours ago   ·  2
Big Cat RescueWe have a domestic cat and kitten foster program here and this is one of precious kitties that has come through that program.3 hours ago   ·  13
Big Cat RescueFrom the photo it appears she can type and fetch coffee too. Well, maybe not.2 hours ago
Jill NolandBeautiful girl. I hope you find the best home ever <33 hours ago   ·  4
Boston PowersDusty Kitty is mostly gray due to his age, not that he's a couch potato lol. Yeah he loves his couch lol. Don't think I'm ready for another yet, if was she would be perrrrrrrfect. I'm not sure at 14 he's willing to share. Mommas lover boy.3 hours ago   ·  2
Kelly SmithAdorable! Would take her if I could <33 hours ago   ·  2
Sandi Sublett SannerThis is our Smoky Puss. He's the last of our grey kitties. We've had several over the last 30 years. They were awesome cats! In addition to Smoky we have a black cat and two orange 3 dogs.2 hours ago   ·  2
Sharon JordainBeautiful! 😽1 hour ago   ·  1
Vivianne Veronica MelitonAwwww....😊 She is beautiful...3 hours ago   ·  1
Beverly Chewningso cute!!! <33 hours ago   ·  1
Dawn VarquezShe is gorgeous, hope she finds a great home!3 hours ago   ·  1
Carrie KornetskyHere isn gray Fiona with her fluffy brother Papi. They are rescue kitties. Love them!2 hours ago   ·  1
Blanca Quintero-BuizaThis is my lovely CINDERS. rescued him last year. Was thrown on streets without his front claws. and is an older boy I saw him and we fell in love. Picked him up and the rest is history. :) :) :)2 hours ago   ·  1
Carrie KornetskyMy gray Fiona with her fluffy brother Papi - both rescue kitties.2 hours ago   ·  1
Laura DoranMy lil berty3 hours ago   ·  1
Chris ZirbelGorgeous ♡♡♡3 hours ago
Teresa CalvertUber cute!3 hours ago
Tiffany CookSweet3 hours ago
Cindy DanzSo beautiful2 hours ago
Christine WojcikTrop mignonne !2 hours ago
Jenalee RodriquezAwwwww!!3 hours ago

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