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Jungle Cat Facts

Jungle Cat Common Name: Jungle Cat, Swamp Cat, Reed Cat Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrata) Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Genus: Felinae (Felis) Species: chaus Misc.: This cat, contrary to its name, is found in a variety of habitats but typically is not a frequenter of "jungles". Like the African wildcats and domestic cats, the Jungle Cat has been mummified and placed in tombs in Ancient Egypt.   Size and Appearance: Similar in build to the Serval, the Jungle cat has long legs and a slender Read More

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Geoffroy Cat Facts

Geoffroy's Cat Common Name: Geoffroy’s Cat Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrata) Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Genus: Felinae (Oncifelis) Species: geoffroyi Misc.: Geoffroy’s cats are strong swimmers that regularly enter the water, and have been recorded frequently swimming fast flowing rivers 100 feet wide. Geoffroy’s cats were named after the French naturalist Geoffroy St. Hilaire.   Sub-species: F.g. geoffroyi F.g. salinarum (once believed to be a separate species) F.g. paraguae F.g. Read More

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Cat Chat 37

http://youtu.be/YdCTSUoineI   Julie Bindas author of Thy Kingdom Come talks with Carole Baskin about herbal remedies, shamanism and the differences in captive and wild cats.  Like me, Julie's mind is usually far ahead of her lips, so you may notice some words missing from sentences, or malapropisms, so it is clear that she just can't say the words as fast as they come to her. Note:  Carole Baskin and Big Cat Rescue DO NOT recommend that human / wild animal connections be made via touch.  We believe that the ability to converse with Read More

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Sasha

    SASHA Lioness DOB 5/12/94 Rescued 10/21/07 DOD 1/7/14  http://bigcatrescue.org/sasha-gone-wasnt-coming-back/ Sasha has been declawed (and very badly, at that) and defanged) so she struggles to eat. We provide a soft diet for her, but without her teeth it is hard to hold the food and even hard to contain her tongue. You will often see her with her tongue hanging out as a result.   A Lion Pride of a Different Stripe   It took the combined efforts of USDA, undercover agents and Read More

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Cat Chat 35

Cindy Wines, of Earth and Animal Wellness joins Carole Baskin today for Cat Chat 35 airing Christmas Day 2013.   http://youtu.be/koIa5w7gWkA   http://bigcatrescue.org/household/ Contact:  Cindy Wines Earth and Animal Wellness, LLC 1256 Hatter Creek Road Princeton, Idaho 83857 Home: 208-875-8884 * Fax: 208-875-8886 cindy@total-wellness.info www.Facebook.com/CindyWines www.twitter.com/Freetheelephant www.EarthandAnimalWellness.com   Playlist of Cat Chat Show videos Find the Cat Chat Show in iTunes Find Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Dec 24 2013

Christmas Eve at Big Cat Rescue http://youtu.be/seWB8hk7VCs     Amur Leopard Video   http://youtu.be/V8wImqVo46Y   This made my day!   Office Makeovers at Big Cat Rescue   Chelsea's new office Gale's new office Jeff and Tigger's office Willow's new office When the floor began to give way in our office trailer, Scott Haller had to rip out the floors and start from scratch.  He found a wood floor product that is cheaper than vinyl and looks a lot nicer, so all of Read More

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Critically Injured Amur Leopard Captured, Released

http://youtu.be/V8wImqVo46Y   A rare Amur leopard, one of an estimated 30 left in the wild, was captured in Russia and examined by conservation experts before being released. Representatives of a consortium of conservation organizations — including the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Zoological Society of London — captured the female Amur (Panthera pardus orientalis) in south-west Primorye, a remote location in the Russian Far East, along the Chinese border. The animal was tranquilised Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Dec 23 2013

Christmas Laser Beam Cats

 

 

An Engineer’s Guide to Cats

 

 

An Engineer’s Guide to Cats 2.0

 

 

 

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Dec 21 2013

How Big Cats Celebrate Christmas   http://youtu.be/VAxMkeeK7LM     http://www.examiner.com/article/christmas-is-no-holiday-for-circus-animals-by-ira-fischer-1   I Believe   http://youtu.be/xv19yFIVzS8   What a beautiful planet we share.  Let's save her, by saving the eco systems, by saving the wild cats, by ending the trade in them both in the wild and in captivity. Read More