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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.

Spirit Feather

Spirit Feather

Meet the 2 lb Rehab Rescue Bobcat named Spirit Feather

July 20, 2016: Another 2am success story! When this little bobcat was separated from her mom, and found in the middle of the road, good samaritans turned her in at a clinic in the middle of the state. Who are you going to call at 10:30 pm when you have a bobcat in a box taped shut? Big Cat Rescue, of course.


One look at that defiant little face and you know you are going to have your hands full!


Despite her tiny size Spirit Feather inspires her new name with her ferocity.  Feather was a tribute to our blessed Little Feather, but this little bobcat showed us that Spirit just had to be part of her new name.


Dr. Justin Boorstein, DVM and Jamie Veronica Boorstein, have their hands full while trying to do a SNAP test and give the first set of kitten shots to Spirit Feather.  Even though handling her is difficult, it’s exactly what we want for her.  She needs to see humans as the enemy if she is going to survive in the wild one day.

Watch her LIVE at https://video.nest.com/live/2zgUFP

Find out more about our bobcat rehab and release program here: http://bigcatrescue.org/bobcat-rehab/

Help fund bigger, better and more rehab facilities to enable us to help more bobcats get back to the wild, where they belong.

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Should we close our zoos? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Philip Hoare bit.ly/2a1NnlF ... See MoreSee Less

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Jaye MalikVargasYes.3 hours ago
Stelios KornesYes.3 hours ago
Jhonny DillingerYes absolutely3 hours ago
Sandy RudeYes yes yes🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾💫3 hours ago
Madeleine Marie ByrdWild Animals belong in the Wild.3 hours ago
Chris HughesWHAT IS NEEDED IS TIGHTER CONTROL'S.3 hours ago   ·  2
April PersailsYep for sure!3 hours ago
Rachel James EvansYes.. No more caged animals3 hours ago   ·  1
Bill MoodyHell no3 hours ago   ·  1
Carolina BiersackYes !!3 hours ago
Mateusz RabiegaYes, why would we need zoos anyway?3 hours ago
Debbie Forbes McCauleyOf course yes3 hours ago
Robin Pyle JonesYes. Sanctuaries only and no more captured from the wild. And circuses should be acrobats, clowns, etc only. Not a life for animals.3 hours ago   ·  5
Lorna HayZoos should be phased out, they now exist for the ignorant and the selfish, time to do what's right for the animals and not ourselves.3 hours ago   ·  3
Jane GriffinYes3 hours ago
Holly MarieYES!!!!3 hours ago
Mike DielmanNo3 hours ago
Mary Louise SetteChoose sanctuaries over zoos every time!! ❤️😻❤️2 hours ago   ·  1
Joanne Bert ToddYes2 hours ago
Wijtske ApplegateNo zoos and no circus!! Only sanctuaries.2 hours ago   ·  3
Julie BrownYes!!!!!!!2 hours ago   ·  1
Rubith SamanthaNo2 hours ago
Steffi BawajAll they need are bigger cages and more Nature. Dont think you must close the Zoo.2 hours ago   ·  1
RobIre WheatleyAbsolutely. Just sanctuaries! Ire2 hours ago
Craig ChristensenPrivate zoo's yes! Zoo's like the San Diego zoo and zoo Miami? No! I seen the miami zoo evolution from being animals in small cages to animals being in outdoor areas which included natural barriers to prevent the zoo's wards and their guests from physically interacting. They also assist in breeding programs which prevents them having to go into the wild to get animals to supply their facilities. These organizations also educate people about the animals and the habitats which they are from and the current issues which climate change is causing to those areas.2 hours ago

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