Goodbye to Willow the Siberian Lynx
Female Siberian Lynx
DOB 5/6/94 1/3/2013
Arrived at Big Cat Rescue 6/1/94
Willow (on right) was born at a fur farm in Canada. We had bought all of the kittens the farm had and they were shipped here in crates so small that the kittens could not move. The little wire crates appeared to be full of sticky, smelly gray fur. We opened the crates and pulled out the contents, and found a group of soiled, starving, sick and stressed little kittens. None of them died in transit, which was Read More
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Bobcats are persecuted throughout their range by sport hunters and fur trappers. The best way to end animal abuse is to expose it. These articles are curated so that it is easy for people to find the information and to add their voices to the Read More
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This is where you can find out about everything that is happening with leopards and get involved to make a difference. The opinions expressed in the news articles above do not necessarily Read More
Florida Panthers are a type of Cougar that live in Florida. Adult Florida Panthers have brown fur and golden eyes. Males are usually bigger than females.
Baby Florida Panthers are called kittens. These cats have 1-3 babies in a litter. Kittens have spots on their fur and have blue eyes. After about 18 months of age the kittens leave their mother. They live alone for most of their lives. This is known as a solitary lifestyle.
Florida Panthers are meat eaters. Meat eaters are also called carnivores. Their diet includes deer, wild hogs, raccoons, Read More
Buy It So We Don't Have to Count It
It is always somewhat of a guessing game when it comes to retail and especially holiday shopping. We want to have plenty of exotic cat themed gifts for everyone, including you, on your list, but being a small shop we can't store very much.
Then, just a few days after Christmas is inventory, when we have to count everything, and make sure that all of our accounting is in order for the year end. It is a LOT of work!
You can help buy visiting in person 9-5 daily, Read More
Tonga Begins to Eat Off a Stick
King Tut Gets a Pyramid with a View
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Three Leopard Cubs Reunited with their Mother
Dr. Ajay received a call at 2:30 PM that three leopard cubs had been found in a nearby sugarcane field. Within an hour of receiving the call, Dr. Ajay had arrived on the scene and evaluated what needed to be done. After a thorough evaluation of the two males and one female he determined the 6 week old cubs to be in good health and that the next move should be to try and reunite them with their mother. That night, after waiting in the dark for 3 hours, the mother arrived around midnight Read More
Sand Cat Enrichment
Tour De Clay Benefits Big Cat Rescue
The Florida West Coast Ceramic Society presents its fifth annual studio tour called “Tour de Clay 2012” Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 8th& 9th.
Five local studios open for the public with a wide range of functional and decorative pottery by 21 world class potters.
Tour hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
The tour includes two stops in Palm Harbor; one in Lutz; one in Odessa; and one Read More