Levi came to live at Big Cat Rescue in 1995 along with 10 other Bobcats who were destined to be the next year’s fur coat harvest. Our Co-Founder had stumbled upon a facility in Omaha Nebraska that was raising Bobcats and Canadian Lynx for the purpose of harvesting the cats for their fur.
In order to spare these cats, all of them were purchased from the breeder and brought to live at the sanctuary.
Levi was neutered and now lives with Tiger Lilly.
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Happy Mother's Day!
To all our wonderful supporters and volunteers who "mother" our cats every day of the year! We love you guys!
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Daily Big Cat 2014 05 10
Shere Khan the tiger falls for a trap. Kittens get vaccinated so they can play together. Meet a new domestic cat rescue and her kittens. Jamie and Carole put flowers on Momma Jacquie's crypt. We get new housing for volunteer.
Through Glass Daily Big Cat 2014 05 08
Sundari Leopard takes her lunch out on "vacation". Vaccinating kittens who will be fostered and adopted, updating our Tour App, signing promotions for volunteers, another rescue Read More
White Female Siberian/Bengal Hybrid
Cameron the Lion and Zabu the White Tiger are Big Cat Rescue's odd couple.
They were both born at a run down roadside zoo in 2000 and were rescued in 2004.
At the New Hampshire zoo, Cameron had been raised with Zabu, the white tigress, with the hopes of cross breeding them and selling the resulting Ligers cubs.
People often hybridize lions and tigers because they are either trying to create a novelty that people will pay to come see or trying Read More
APACHE Male Bobcat
Date of Birth: 5/5/95
Apache came to Big Cat Rescue on June 6,1995. His previous owner saw him urinate on the carpet and decided that having a bobcat as a pet was not the best idea. Apache shares a large Cat.a.tat with Divinity.
He is one of the shyest in the bunch and is always leery of Keepers that approach his enclosure. He can be quickly won over however with a few tasty treats.
Apache looks very different from the other bobcats he lives with, his coat is Read More
Arrived at Big Cat Rescue 7/6/95
Divinity was sold from a fur farmer to an individual, along with an unrelated mate, Takoma, when she was only a few days old. She was bottle raised for three weeks before the new owner had a heart attack and could no longer care for the kitten. The woman had seen our video and knew that Big Cat Rescue could love and care for her little ones and we have.
Divinity’s color is almost silver and her disposition is pure gold. She was so tiny Read More
Wildcat Walkabout 2014 05 03
If a tree falls in the woods and there is only a tiger to hear it, did it make a sound? Ask Shere Khan.
Reisa, Ares and Narla Cougars say "Hello."
A kitten goes to the vet after chewing the nipple off his bottle and Jamie has to dig through the poo to find it.
Great Canada Lynx vocalizations in this video by Gilligan at dinner time and we check in with Skipper who is feeling better. Jungle Cat vocalizations too, by Rambo.
Some rare video of Nico the Geoffroy Read More
You Did It!
Big Cat Rescue enjoyed 2,987 Shares on May 6, of our Give Day posts during Give Day Tampa Bay, thanks to the best fans ever!
Big Cat Rescue has the Most Donors on Give Day Tampa Bay!
A BIG shout out to all 802 of our wonderful donors for helping Big Cat Rescue win this $10,000 prize! It hasn't been formally announced yet, but there were three times as many big cat fans donating as the next charity in line, so we are purr-etty confident.
You helped Big Cat Rescue win some special prizes Read More
Little Feather was five days old when she came to Big Cat Rescue. She had been bred at a game farm that bred bobcats and cougars. Game farms often breed wild animals to be shot as game, or to be exploited in other awful ways. One of the most common is one that you have probably seen.
If you have ever seen bobcat or lynx mothers with their kittens in a field of flowers, you have probably seen game farm cats. Photographers will pay a lot for images they Read More