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Baby Bobcat and Fawn Take Refuge Together from Fire

Baby Bobcat and Fawn Take Refuge Together from Fire   The Jesusita Fire in Santa Barbara, CA caused these two to take shelter together. The fawn is 3 days old and the bobcat about 3 weeks. The fawn came from somewhere in the fire and the bobcat from Carpinteria. They immediately bonded and snuggled together under a desk in the Santa Barbara County Dispatch Office for several hours.   Animal Planet is reporting the bobcat kitten was rescued near Arnold Schwarzenegger's ranch, where it was dehydrated and near death.   They Read More

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LION seized in drug raid!

Nikita Lioness seized in drug raid! http://youtu.be/1R89LEZAzVE Listen to Scott Lope talk about Nikita the Lioness his favorite cat at the sanctuary. Nikita was seized by police in a drug raid and when she arrived at Big Cat Rescue she was severely underweight and had developed growths on her legs from lying on a hard surface all the time. Since then eating a grrreat diet and having a one acre enclosure to run around in, she as made a full recovery and is a very large and very beautiful mature lioness! Stay tuned for more spotlights on particular Read More

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Lions and Tigers of Big Cat Rescue in 2009

Lions and Tigers of Big Cat Rescue in 2009

This video introduces the viewer to all of our 18 tigers and 4 lions that currently call Big Cat Rescue home! They all come from a variety of different backgrounds, but are now enjoying life at Big Cat Rescue in the Florida sunshine!

Thanks for watching and we hope you can visit the sanctuary to see these characters in person!

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Tiger in a Shed, Bobcat in a Box

Tiger in a Shed, Bobcat in a Box http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sojN2VM5AY4 Music only version below A tiger has been kept in a shed, in a small concrete floored cage for more than 3 years. She interrupts her constant pacing, only to stand up and look out the small window at the world who has forgotten about her.  Outside there is a tiny chain link box barely more than two feet wide and maybe eight feet long.  Inside, on a gravel floor, paces a bobcat.  No where to go and nothing to do, the pitiful bobcat paces back and forth, back and Read More

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Tiger Truck Stop Cat Fight

Tiger Truck Stop Cat Fight http://youtu.be/2RtlMxgDlJY Watch Michael Sandlin's employees attack Advocates who came to speak up for Tony the Tiger. FreeTony.com for more info. You can safely speak up and ask that Tony be sent to Big Cat Rescue at CatLaws.com  2009 http://youtu.be/t74NNFTdN-k Help free Tony the tiger from the Tiger Truck Stop in Louisiana. Visit FreeTony.com to find free ways to help him retire to Big Cat Rescue. 12802 Easy Street Tampa, FL 33625 813 920-4130 BigCatRescue.org Addn'l photo credits: Julie Hanan and Jamie Read More

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BOBCAT HIT BY CAR! – Big Cat TV

BOBCAT HIT BY CAR! - Big Cat TV http://youtu.be/oBdJq2bigXg When Big Cat Rescue received a call that a bobcat had been struck by a car and needed our help, Scott Lope and volunteer veterinarian Dr.Wynn were on the scene! Watch as the female bobcat is sedated, assessed for injuries and weighed before being taken for an x-ray by Dr.Wynn. Because of the human development in Florida bobcats are being forced out of their natural habitat more and more, this then results in bobcats being struck by cars and other interactions with people. To Read More

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Big Cat Display Polls and Stats

Re:  G.W. Exotics and Joe Schreibvogel at the mall If anyone at your organization had just googled the name of the people who dragged baby lions and tigers to Courtland Center Mall in Burton, Oklahoma they would have found plenty of reasons to deny their request to set up shop in your backyard.   http://911animalabuse.com/2011/09/11/gw-exotics-animal-foundation/ Associating yourself with animal abuse does far more harm to your brand than you may realize. Here are just a few of our poll results: Should animals be inbred to Read More

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NEW RESCUE! – Sophie the Cougar.

This is a quick introduction to our most recently rescued cat, Sophie the Cougar. Sophie was rescued from a backyard cage in someone's backyard, to read the full story of the rescue please visit:http://bigcatrescue.org/cats/captive/cougarssophia.htmWe are happy to report that Sophie is eating well and as adjusted great to life at Big Cat Rescue!Thanks for watching! Read More

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MISS FLORIDA 2008 TOUR! – Big Cat Rescue

MISS FLORIDA 2008 TOUR! Watch Director of Operations - Scott Lope give Florida's 2008 Pageant Queens a tour of Big Cat Rescue. http://youtu.be/gLsvzYrGobQ   Thanks to Allison Donato - Miss Florida Jr. Teen United States 2008. www.afstampa.petfinder.com Thanks to Jessica Minch - Miss Florida United States 2008. www.gogreenus.blogspot.com // < ![CDATA[ // < ![CDATA[ // < ![CDATA[ google_ad_client = "pub-8689188310988875"; google_alternate_color = "660000"; google_ad_width = 234; google_ad_height = 60; google_ad_format Read More

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NEW TIGERS UPDATE! – Big Cat TV

We recently rescued a liger and 2 tigers from a failed backyard sanctuary in Mississippi, join Scott Lope as he introduces viewers to Alex and Cookie the tigers we rescued. Listen to how they have adapted to life at Big Cat Rescue and watch them eat their dinner!To read about the rescue in more detail please visit: http://bigcatrescue.org/000news/0...Freckles the liger is doing well and will be featured in future videos so keep watching!You can find Freckles on Facebook here:http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?i...To find out ways you can help visit:http://bigcatrescue.orgThank Read More