Tired of the same old theme parks? Obnoxious crowds, packed parking lots, long lines—you know what I’m talking about.
Want a more intimate scare this Halloween?
Then join Big Cat Rescue Friday, October 25 for Growl-O-Ween. Get your tickets here:
Two New Rescues
Two very lucky exotic cats have found their way to a fur-ever home at Big Cat Rescue. At the links below you can read or hear their stories and see photos of them before, Read More
Hybrid Cat Rescued
A hurricane in 2005 ravaged a facility called South Florida Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Homestead, FL. The perimeter fence was demolished and piles of leaves and branches covered the cage roof tops. The founder of the center had tried to clean up the mess by himself and wound up in the hospital after suffering a heart attack.
He wrote from what he thought was his deathbed back then to anyone and everyone he could think of asking for help; and asking for help was not something that came easily to this hard working Read More
Vacation Rotation Enclosure Grand Opening
We are so pleased to announce that the Vacation Rotation Enclosure has been completed and Big Cat Rescues celebrated the grand opening of the new space with dozens of volunteers, donors, and the media. Everyone gathered early in the morning on July 30th to watch as Bengali the tiger was the first to explore the 2.5 acre enclosure.
After 11 longs months of hard work and $200,000 in cost the super sized enclosure inspired awe in the 18 year old tiger. Bengali made his way through a long tunnel Read More
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Bobcat Kitten Being Rehabilitated
In late June Big Cat Rescuers received a call from a wildlife rehabilitation facility in need of assistance.
An orphaned bobcat had been brought to their clinic, however they mainly deal with smaller animals and did not have the facilities to house her.
They knew Big Cat Rescue specializes in bobcat rehab and thought that it would be the purr-fect place for the 8-week-old kitten.
The tiny bobcat, named Khaleesi, is very wild and will be an excellent candidate for release once Read More
Happy Father's Day
Don't forget to tell your father how special he is on Sunday, June 16. Send one of our beautiful, FREE e-cards by clicking the card below.
Sponsor a big cat: http://www.bigcatrescue.biz/servlet/the-Sponsor-A-Cat/Categories
or check out our Gifts for Him: http://www.bigcatrescue.biz/servlet/the-Gifts-for-Him/Categories or maybe a donation to some freedom for the big cats in your father's name? See below.
One Last Chance for Flavio?
At 24 years old, Flavio is the world's oldest tiger. He Read More
Most Daring Rescue Ever!
Nine exotic cats and two other wild animals were confiscated from a dilapidated Atchison, Kansas, property yesterday after authorities discovered that the animals had been abandoned in their enclosures without access to food or clean water. The Atchison County Sheriff’s Office seized one tiger, two cougars, three bobcats, two lynx, a serval and two skunks under the state’s Dangerous Regulated Animals Act and the animal cruelty code.
The Humane Society of the United States, Big Cat Rescue, In-Sync Exotics Read More
HAPPY EARTH DAY
If all the beasts were gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit, for whatever happens to the beasts also happens to the man. All things are connected.
- CHIEF SEATTLE OF THE SUWAMISH TRIBE, letter to President Franklin Pierce
Flavio Tiger and His Big Move
Flavio, a 24 year old male tiger, was recently loaded up into a transport cage to await his ride that would take him to Gainesville where he had an appointment with his veterinarian. (He is one of a handful of cats that Read More
Big Cat Rescue is working on our next grrrreat Easter video. Be sure that you are subscribed to BigCatTV.com
Intern Killed by Lion at Cat Haven
A 24 year old intern named Dianna Hanson was mauled to death while inside a cage with a four year old male lion named Cous Cous. The lion had been raised at the zoo since he was a cub. Another worker tried to distract the lion, to no avail, and the sheriff shot the cat to death, but it was too late for Dianna Hanson. The facility is called Project Survival Read More
A Lasting Valentine’s Gift
Looking for a unique Valentine’s gift that will leave a lasting impression? Look no further. A personalized laser engraved brick is a special way to show that special someone, just how special they really are. These bricks are permanently installed at the front entrance of the sanctuary and will be seen by thousands of visitors every month!
Choose from two sizes; 8x8” with up to 5 lines of text and 4x8” with up to 3 lines of text. Special heart symbols also available, please inquire Read More
Nashville Serval Paradise Bound - Music to Her Ears
Mid December we received a call from a man in Nashville who was looking for a home for a 3-year-old female serval. The serval, named Nala, was the pet of the man’s father. His father had become deathly ill and was in the hospital and not expected to survive.
We explained to the man that when we agree to take in a cat that the owner contract with us to give up their exotic animal permit and to never again own an exotic cat as a pet. Breaching the contract results Read More