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Now at Big Cat Rescue Mar 1 2015

Mickey Cougar in the Rain

We had Mickey locked in the other side of his enclosure while working on a new den for him, but a flash flood came along and we had to work quickly to get a temporary den set up on higher ground.

 

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Cat Chat 69

Meet Olga Bellon on Cat Chat Show 69 http://youtu.be/8EhvAIHIRQQ Olga Bellon gets a crash course in big cat care at Big Cat Rescue to implement in the new big cat facility being built in Spain as part of AAP.  Download the  Lower Res Podcast File here. More about Big Cat Rescue's work with AAP Primadomus Big Cat Rescue was recruited to offer our expertise and guidance in the development of a rescue center in Spain that will be broadening their focus from primates to now include big cats.  AAP Primadomus is located on more than 400 acres Read More

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Reisa Cougar Paw Project

Reisa Cougar Paw Project Reisa Cougar's paws were butchered when she was a cub that was sold as a pet to a drug dealer in NY. Our vet takes a look at her paws today to see what can be fixed.   Read More

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Shell Game

Sometimes Sanctuary Work is a Shell Game Well, sort of... http://youtu.be/i4qe_nv95Zg 12 yards of seashells, two hours of shoveling and raking and a lot of sore muscles the next day, create a beautiful place for our tour guests to wait for their tour to be called. Alex Tiger goes on vacation in the 2.5 acre Vacation Rotation enclosure Alex Tiger goes on vacation in the 2.5 acre Vacation Rotation enclosure Alex Tiger goes on vacation in the 2.5 acre Vacation Rotation enclosure Alex Tiger goes on vacation Read More

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Tiger vs Elephant

Who is smarter; a tiger or an elephant? Ron Kagan, director of the Detroit Zoo, in a recent CNN Morgan Spurlock piece, that did a good job of raising the question as to whether zoos should exist, said when people come to a zoo they should expect to see animals "thriving."  Good term.  Some years back Kagan made a very forward thinking and controversial decision.  He decided zoos simply cannot provide a thriving humane home for elephants.  They need to roam large areas and graze to be happy.  He sent their two elephants to PAWS sanctuary in Read More

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Now at Big Cat Rescue Feb 16 2015

Video of a month at Big Cat Rescue http://youtu.be/JfGrCrUQSns   After being gone for a few weeks while Howard Baskin had open heart surgery, I was visiting the cats and helping with their K-Laser treatments. The cats love blood, tuna and liver cicles. Jamie removed Jumanji's stitches. Dr. Jim Sanderson visited and saw some Operant Conditioning w/ small cats. Vern, Barbara and Chuck worked on cages and grounds. Read More

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Film a Rescue

How Can I Film a Rescue? Before you contact Big Cat Rescue and ask if you can film a rescue, or film a few days of yourself working here, please consider the following: Wild cats are as emotionally complex as humans; maybe even more so. A mother cat will kill her young rather than let them suffer, if they are born into a situation that is too unfavorable to their happy existence. Yet we use the term "tiger mom" to convey the fact that a tiger will fight to the death and sacrifice herself to protect her young, as will any other cat. Read More

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Happy Valentine’s Day 2015

Happy Valentine's Day 2015 Did February 14th sneak up on you like a mystic black cat? Here are some Valentine's Day gifts you can buy and print out online for your sweeties, while helping to support our "kitties." http://big-cat-rescue. myshopify.com/search?q= valentine Free Valentine's Day Fun   In this Big Cat Fun Valentine's Day Goodies section you can find all sorts of Valentine Fun. You can download free Personalized Bookmark Designers, Free children's classroom trading Valentine Makers, Valentine Bookmark / Ornament designers, Read More

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Now at Big Cat Rescue Feb 13 2015

Fun Photos on Friday the 13th Andi Bobcat up in her tree at Big Cat Rescue Vernon Stairs posts new tour sign at Big Cat Rescue Little Dove Bobcat peeks out of her den at Big Cat Rescue Natasha Lynx enjoys a spice bag a few weeks ago at Big Cat w Aspen Echo Cougar strikes a pose at Big Cat Rescue Aspen Echo looks so regal in front of her cave den at Big Cat Rescue Do you look at your cat, with half closed eye, to show your love? Tonga the White Serval still doing well, years after cancer was Read More

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Now at Big Cat Rescue Feb 12 2015

Check out 100 photos from the past couple of weeks at Big Cat Rescue

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