Mickey Surgery Update
Mickey was taken to Dr. Hay last Friday for surgery on his right knee. His left knee was repaired in September of last year. During his exam we took x-rays of his previously repaired knee. Unfortunately it did not heal very well.
The upper and lower leg bones are misaligned at the joint and the knee cap is displaced. However he is actually walking much better on that knee which is unexpected. So it was decided to leave that joint alone as it is so deteriorated that it most likely would not survive another Read More
Mickey Cougar's story is so long and heartbreaking that it will be hard to tell in just a few minutes. (Watch his rescue video to find out the whole story.)
Animal House, in Moulton, AL, was a backyard zoo that operated with a USDA license up until 2006 when it was revoked. At the time Alabama had no laws to regulate the private possession of wild animals, so once USDA washed their hands of the Read More
Reisa Cougar Paw Project
Reisa Cougar's paws were butchered when she was a cub that was sold as a pet to a drug dealer in NY. Our vet takes a look at her paws today to see what can be fixed.
Reise's blood work results indicated mild kidney disease which is not a surprise for her age. An appointment will be set up in the near future for her to visit Ehrlich Animal Hospital where Dr. Wynn will repair her botched de-claw. When she was de-clawed by her previous owner they did not remove the entire first Read More
Fun Photos on Friday the 13th
Andi Bobcat up in her tree at Big Cat Rescue
Vernon Stairs posts new tour sign at Big Cat Rescue
Little Dove Bobcat peeks out of her den at Big Cat Rescue
Natasha Lynx enjoys a spice bag a few weeks ago at Big Cat w
Aspen Echo Cougar strikes a pose at Big Cat Rescue
Aspen Echo looks so regal in front of her cave den at Big Cat Rescue
Do you look at your cat, with half closed eye, to show your love?
Tonga the White Serval still doing well, years after cancer was Read More
Rescue of Narla the Cougar:
This is a letter from someone who knew the Loppi's. This person below, wanted us to know that Rob was well intended and I post it here as an example of how even the best intentions usually end up bad for the exotic animal.
According to a number of emails I got after the fact, Rob's wife was looking to euthanize the cat, but Rob's friends, family and the media were on her case and she couldn't do it without looking like a monster Read More