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Most-ImportantThis bill called the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act is the most important piece of legislation to ever be introduced to protect lions, tigers and other exotic wild cats from being kept as pets and in miserable roadside zoos. It ended the 113th Congressional session with more than 120 co sponsors.  Now we are working to re introduce the bill in early 2015.

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Big Cat Rescue, one of the world’s largest accredited sanctuaries for exotic cats, is a leading advocate in ending the abuse of captive big cats and saving wild cats from extinction.  We are home to about 80 lions, tigers, bobcats, cougarsservals and other species most of whom have been abandoned, abused, orphaned, saved from being turned into fur coats, or retired from performing acts.

Zouletta Serval Surgery
WARNING: GRAPHIC SURGERY VIDEO. See what our vet found when he had to do exploratory surgery on Zouletta Serval. More about her at bigcatrescue.org/zouletta-serval/

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Angie Eidell Sampson, Surya Gurung and 23 others like this

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Kacy MajdeckiIt's always great to see the amazing care that is provided for these beautiful animals. Thank you for posting these interesting and educational videos.5 hours ago   ·  14
Dung Tranlovelt5 hours ago   ·  3
Laura PritchardFascinating video! Hope she is doing better every day!5 hours ago   ·  10
Big Cat RescueShe wasn't responding well, so today we did Xrays again, more blood work and are doubling her sub q fluids to twice a day. She still won't eat, without being force fed from a syringe. She was calm enough that we were able to do the diagnostics today without further sedation. She peed a lot and is passing some gas, so we are cautiously optimistic. You can check in on her at www.ustream.tv/channel/bigcathospital5 hours ago   ·  30
Michael WhiteheadAn acorn? Poor baby!5 hours ago   ·  4
Veronica O'BrienPoor baby hope she gets better soon5 hours ago   ·  3
April BrownI've heard quite a few stories with acorns and dogs also5 hours ago
Susan MurphyWow I have worked in an OR in a people hospital your right up there! Hope u get your ultra sound and suction machine!!!5 hours ago   ·  3
Brandon HoeferHope you get well soon Zouletta,who knew a tiny Acorn could cause so much trouble.5 hours ago   ·  1
Carol WatsonI hope she gets better ! Beautiful cat!5 hours ago   ·  1
Linda Tibbetsyou take suck great care of these beautiful cats. we are so thankful for you.5 hours ago   ·  1
Mary Lou MaxwellThe audio was hard to hear on this but the surgery was facinating. Now did I hear you say that you were also giving her a ovo-hysterectomy since you were in her abdomen and she was under anesthesia? This makes a lot of sense to do to try to avoid some issues down the line. I think I remember one of your tigers had pyometra and I was surprised to hear that most of your cats were not neutered or spayed as soon as they got to your facility. I did get a great response that told me that you try to not anesthetize them unnecessarily, and that some of the males just have a vasectomy. I always learn so much from your videos you all do such a great job.5 hours ago   ·  1
Becca BlackshereThank goodness for big cat rescue!5 hours ago   ·  3
Cathy Smithyep, you gotta watch those oak trees. might want to cut that one down. ouchy....5 hours ago
Joan AtkinsonAs an old OR nurse, I love watching the surgery videos, as a human being it does my heart good to see the love and care given each animal.5 hours ago   ·  5
David CampbellAwesome job guys very Interesting I hope you're baby is doing well now.4 hours ago   ·  1
Michael McgunnigleAn acorn4 hours ago
Miguel SantanaHopefully she's better!!4 hours ago
Bill YanceyThat was truly fascinating. Great work.4 hours ago
Erin Beth ZehmVery informative and fascinating. I pray she's starting to show signs if recovery. The level of care you all give never ceases to amaze me. Many blessings.4 hours ago   ·  1
Mariarosa Rodriguezle gusto.4 hours ago
Constantin GorbanescuSa va ia dracul pe toti si pe toate!!!4 hours ago
Kate Vail WilsonMeredith Epling Thought you might find this video interesting.4 hours ago
Ellen ReevesPoor baby! Even big cats eat things they shouldn't!! Hope she's feeling better soon!!4 hours ago   ·  1
Diane GnageIs she ok now ???4 hours ago

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