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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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Why Big Cat Rescue Doesn’t Have Cheetah or Jaguars

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Pamela HendriksNice foto3 hours ago   ·  1
Michael Ray RothSweet.3 hours ago   ·  1
Deborah Fisherlove the reflection of this super animal3 hours ago   ·  1
Joanna Tortorella ThomasInformative article! Thank you!3 hours ago   ·  2
Teri BearThanks for the info.3 hours ago   ·  1
Marallison GomezEl jaguar es el mejor nadador implacable a la hora de cazar una especie más grande que su propio peso magnífico...3 hours ago   ·  1
Stephen ArmstrongStunning animal3 hours ago   ·  1
Rashid Ali#Symptoms #Of #Kidney #Failure #In #Cats - #Kidney #Disease #in #Cats - #Cat #Kidney #Failure www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-CrvjkYQ0s3 hours ago
Marie Du Plessis SwanepoelPragtige dier3 hours ago   ·  1
Jaroslav NecudaKrásná fotka3 hours ago   ·  2
David McNameeThank you for the informative article, I never knew that about the cheetah.😿3 hours ago   ·  1
Helen MaximExquisite cat ❤️❤️❤️3 hours ago   ·  1
Emily Elizabeth DannWow very informative3 hours ago   ·  1
Clifton Norwood IIII do know that like tigers, jaguars like water and capable of taking down a crocodile.3 hours ago   ·  2
Johnnette WattsNice info3 hours ago   ·  1
Cindy Armour RectorI work for a zoo that has both cheetahs and jaguars. There is a strick DNA database on these big cats. I will say these cats live longer in zoos than they would in the wild, and very well taken care of by educated keepers. If it weren't for zoos, some of the animals would be the "e" word now!3 hours ago   ·  1
Elisabeth BlackwoodFascinating, I had no idea about cheetahs being so inbred. I wonder if there is anything we can do to improve their genetic diversity.2 hours ago   ·  1

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