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Today at Big Cat Rescue May 8 2013

Thurston Bobcat Hybrid Gets First Spice Bag Thurston, AKA, Mr Howell, the bobcat hybrid that we just rescued from KS is enjoying his first spice bag. Video by Willow. at Big Cat Rescue  Tampa FL. The Plan's Approved. Now What? ACT Needs Your Help to Make the County's Life-Saving Plan a Reality ACT, The Humane Society and countless other organizations have been trying for years to persuade Hillsborough County Animal Services to reduce the euthanasia rate and develop Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue May 7 2013

National Geographic Moment   I was talking to a reporter about the new arrivals and noticed that a baby Cardinal had fallen out of the tree and onto Mary Ann the bobcat's jungle gym perch. The mother and father Cardinals were working desperately to lure Mary Ann away from the baby, so it could hop down to the ground outside her cage, but the baby was confused.     The baby wanted to watch the show from his perch on Mary Ann's platform. Mary Ann was so intrigued with these crazy Cardinals, who were just taunting her Read More

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AdvoCat 2013 05

Most Daring Rescue Ever!   Nine exotic cats and two other wild animals were confiscated from a dilapidated Atchison, Kansas, property yesterday after authorities discovered that the animals had been abandoned in their enclosures without access to food or clean water. The Atchison County Sheriff’s Office seized one tiger, two cougars, three bobcats, two lynx, a serval and two skunks under the state’s Dangerous Regulated Animals Act and the animal cruelty code. The Humane Society of the United States, Big Cat Rescue, In-Sync Exotics Read More

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Female Serval DOB 4/1/93 Rescued  7/7/94 Nairobi was the mascot in a pet store window until she came to live at Big Cat Rescue July 7, 1994. The pet store owner was afraid that she would bite the small children who were always taunting her and she was right.   Nairobi spends her days lounging in her huge natural Cat.a.tat and can often be found draped over her favorite log without a care in the world.     Sponsor Nairobi   Read More

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Female Serval DOB unknown Rescued  10/11/2009   Serval Rescue! An African Serval was limping along in the Arizona desert until she collapsed alongside a road.   She had almost completely given up the will to live. She was probably a pet or perhaps used in the hybrid breeding scheme that has become all the rage where Servals are bred to domestic house cats to produce Savannah Cat hybrids. The domestic cats are often killed in the process. The kittens sell for thousands of dollars, but when they mature they typically spray Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 26 2013

Big Cat Rescue Intern Up for Best Park Ranger Job in Australia   We are so excited that our former Intern, Margi Shah, has been shortlisted for Best Park Ranger Job in Australia! Please help her in her quest to be chosen because you know that Big Cat Rescue Volunteers are the best trained in the world. More about the contest here:   Flavio Tiger Sleeps In   Flavio Tiger Sleeps Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 24 2013

Angie Bobcat Goes to the Dentist



Angie the Bobcat Goes to the Dentist, Dr. Wynn, at Ehrlich Animal Hospital. Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 24 2013

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 22 2013

A few seconds of kitten cuteness as Gabby the foster kitten rabbit kicks Jamie: Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 22 2013   Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 20 2013

Tigers For Tigers Coalition     Tigers For Tigers Coalition ( was founded in 1997 as a way of harnessing the team spirit of colleges with tiger mascots to protect tigers. It has grown over the years and has been inclusive of any tiger mascotted school who wanted to participate. This year they held their first National Summit at Clemson University and asked a number of tiger experts to come talk to the students about the real steps they can take, right now, to protect tigers.   They were able to secure Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Apr 4 2013

Our Interns Describe the Purr-fect Intern Take initiative Focused Friendly Enthusiastic Humor Customer service Understanding Adaptable Hard worker Humility Compassionate Accepting of help Graceful leader and follower Truthful/honest Take a step back/consider others perspectives Don’t sweat the small stuff Modesty Goal oriented Team/cooperative Share/listen Patience Always learning and improving Know how to give and take constructive criticism Accept help Supportive Here Read More