Freckles the liger

Freckles the Liger DOB 1/1/93 -7/5/2011 Arrived at Big Cat Rescue 12/19/2008 Most ligers suffer from a condition called Giganticism where they grow to over a 1,000 lbs in the first couple years of life. Since it is un natural for lions and tigers to cross breed (being...
The Singularity and Big Cats

The Singularity and Big Cats

Our friend Salim Ismail talks about how technology is changing the world.  At 21 minutes he talks about glow in the dark cats.  Toward the end there is some fascinating news about break throughs in creating clean drinking water and meats that don’t include...
Today at Big Cat Rescue Sept 24 2013

Today at Big Cat Rescue Sept 24 2013

Bobcat Rescue! Caught in a fence and hanging from his back toe this poor little bobcat must have thought he was doomed. See the photos from the rescue today in our DropBox folder.   This morning a man who lives in the Enclave in Land O Lakes Florida got his...
Tigers for Tigers Update

Tigers for Tigers Update

Greetings everyone,   I would like to update all of you on the progress of the National Tigers for Tigers Coalition. We are extremely thankful for your support and the students are excited for our bright future. I could not be more proud of the students and their...
Today at Big Cat Rescue Sept 9 2013

Today at Big Cat Rescue Sept 9 2013

“Silent Killer” Health Problems Increasingly Affecting Cats   Warns Veterinarians     All About Cats Veterinary Hospital is warning cat owners that “silent killer” health problems are common for cats of all ages, including those...

Today at Big Cat Rescue Aug 18 2013

Annual Report 2012 Big Cat Rescue had 93 volunteers at the end of 2012 who clocked in 37,715 man-power hours in addition to staff, 25 interns (12,700 hours) and 5,658 Volunteer Committee member hours. Volunteers provided roughly the equivalent workforce of 24 more...