A Black Leopard Named Spirit

A Black Leopard Named Spirit

While I really hate it when people pose with big cats, because it totally undermines their message that these animals shouldn’t be kept captive, I thought this story was worth sharing. So, what do you think about inter species communication?  Let us know in the...
Big Cat Attacks

Big Cat Attacks

These big cat attack stories are from 1919-2015.  There are quite a few, so a search for keyword may be helpful. For an Excel sheet of incidents by state, by year, by species and by country go HERE     Click to see the killings, maulings and escapes by big...
Journey Bobcat Kitten

Journey Bobcat Kitten

Journey the Rehab Bobcat Kitten   When orphaned bobcat kittens come to us for rehab and release, we try to limit imprinting on humans by having rescued mother cats, from our foster kitten program, nurture them. This kitten, Journey, died of Panleukopenia, less...
Animal Health

Animal Health

BIG CAT RESCUE’S ANIMAL HEALTH PROTOCOL In brief, this is how we insure the good animal health of our many exotic cats. When the Keepers clean, if they do not find poop, the cat goes on the ‘check again’ chart. Then a second team goes around and searches...
Cages

Cages

Cages Our critics lie to people and tell them our cages are run down or small, but nothing could be further from the truth. The critics are people who exploit wild animals and hate us because we are the leading voice in the sanctuary community against breeding wild...
Caging Big Cats

Caging Big Cats

CAGING   Our critics lie to people and tell them our cages are run down or small, but nothing could be further from the truth.  The critics are people who exploit wild animals and hate us because we are the leading voice in the sanctuary community against...