Too Late for Christmas?
Did the holiday shopping season sneak up on you, and now you are scurrying to find that purr-fect cat-lover gift as a download?
You found it here!
All new Sponsor Kits for the Tigers and Sandcats at Big Cat Rescue that you can download and print on your own computer for those last minute gifts.
Need a good laugh?
Male Siberian Tiger
Nik, short for Nikita, is a very large tiger comparable in size to the massive Shere Khan. He is very shy and spends most of his time napping by the lake.
When Nik first arrived, he was very elusive and would often hide in his den when keepers approached his enclosure. Gradually he became more and more curious about the new people in his life and would peer out the doorway to the den and watch everyone very closely.
He has now warmed Read More
Meet the Cats of Big Cat Rescue
or see general facts, photos and videos of all exotic cat species
Click on the wild cats' Names to see their photos, bios and videos, or just click the Play buttons to hear their stories.
Amanda has a forever sponsor Read More
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USDA Offers a Little More Protection to Kitten Mill Cats
Read their FAQ here.
While cats and kittens, like this one, are being dumped by careless owners, please do not buy cats and kittens from pet stores. Photo is Jamie Veronica, President of Big Cat Rescue holding a rescued kitten that was fostered and adopted by one of our staff.
Can You Find the Big Cat Rescue sticker?
Our friend John Stanley reports that Read More
Infectious Diseases of Concern to Captive
and Free ranging Wildlife in North America
An official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV), Infectious Disease Committee
Click Here to go get the Manual
See current USDA guidelines for Vet Care and Proposed Changes
Common Name: Serval
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrata)
Genus: Felinae (Leptailurus)
Species: Serval (L.s. constantina)
Barbary Serval thought to now be Extinct
Misc: The name Serval is derived from a Portuguese word meaning "wolf-deer."
Size and Appearance: Often referred to as the cat of spare parts, this unusual, but beautiful cat is among the feline family’s most successful. It has a small, delicate head and extremely large ears set on Read More
Common Name: Ocelot
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrata)
Genus: Felinae (Leopardus)
Misc: This cat is probably the best known of the South American cats because of its pelt being the mainstay of the fur trade, and for the fact that it was frequently kept as a pet. Due the fact that Ocelots are high strung, unpredictable, comedic little cats, humans de-fanged, de-clawed, de-scented, and altered these cats in order to make them conform to the "pet" Read More
Noelle Almrud the Director of Animal Care at the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch is our guest today with host, Carole Baskin, on Cat Chat.
Google Hangouts has had some serious syncing issues, so I apologize for the visual and audio being off.
The audio file won't go live in iTunes until after Christmas due to storage limits at Libsyn. I am paying for their highest level of storage, but have exceeded it and won't have any bandwidth available until Dec. 28.
See previous Read More
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