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Now at Big Cat Rescue Oct 3 2014

Now at Big Cat Rescue Oct 3 2014   Genie the Sandcat is rushed to the vet when her keepers note that she is acting weird. Genie Sandcat was sedated in a glass box used for domestic cats.   This was to make sedation easier on her since she is only 3.3 pounds and 14 years old.   Dr. Wynn keeps a close eye on her vitals.   The monitors are just all over the place, so she has to rely on feel, sound and instincts.   For such an old and tiny cat, Genie Sandcat has some fearsome Read More

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Margay Facts

MARGAY Common Name: Margay Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrata) Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Genus: Felinae (Leopardus) Species: wiedii Misc.: Of all of the felines, the Margay is most adapted for a true arboreal life. It is the only cat to possess the ability to rotate its hind legs 180° , enabling it to run head first down trees like squirrels. It can also hang from a branch by one hind foot! Sub-species: Size and Appearance: This cat is often confused with its near relatives the Ocelot and Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Mar 2 2013 on NatGeo Wild

Big Cat Attacks and the Big Cat Club   http://youtu.be/7HvGi5apL14   Zabu at 2:56, can you pick out our other big cat stars? Read More

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Margay of Big Cat Rescue

Big Cat Rescue's Margay Kahlua Female Margay Date of Birth: 6/6/82 - 1999 Kahlua came to Big Cat Rescue on 6/6/93, with André, a male Margay. She was supposed to be six years old when we got her, but one of our volunteers had known her for at least twelve years when she lived at Savage Kingdom. She was already missing half her teeth when we got her, but she has always been a strong cat and this doesn’t seem to hamper her. She was too rough with André to leave them together except when she was in heat, which is only a few Read More

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Kahlua

Kahlua Female Margay Date of Birth: 6/6/82 Kahlua came to Big Cat Rescue on 6/6/93, with André, a male Margay. She was supposed to be six years old when we got her, but one of our volunteers had known her for at least twelve years when she lived at Savage Kingdom. She was already missing half her teeth when we got her, but she has always been a strong cat and this doesn’t seem to hamper her. She was too rough with André to leave them together except when she was in heat, which is only a few times a year, for a few days Read More