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Now at Big Cat Rescue Sept 15 2014

500,000 Facebook Fans Today!   People ask us all the time, "How do you get more Facebook fans?" It isn't easy to build a social network.  It takes a lot of work. We post about every 3 hours and use big, beautiful photographs of our exotic cats. We respond, in real time, to our fans and answer their questions, like their comments and share their stuff. We are always looking for what is trending and how we can apply that to our posts. We read books & articles, listen to podcasts, and take training Read More

Posted in Bobcats, Lions, News @ BCR, Tigers, Videos | 1 comment

Now at Big Cat Rescue Aug 3 2014

#GoodPetsBadPets   http://youtu.be/uh0m1CflFxM Cougar VS Armadillo   http://youtu.be/dinl20hE_gQ The cougar "cubs", Ares, Artemis and Orion get an armadillo and Gale has to save him.  Jamie & Vern plan some big cat cages and moves.  Tommie Girl is up on her new platform made by Jen & Darren Holley.  The kittens escape!  Nakita Lion gets enrichment made by summer campers.  Joseph Lion gets a watermelon.  Nikita Tiger goes on "vacation."  A rare conversation with the family matriarch, Barbara.  Jamie & Carole Read More

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Enrichment

Big Cat Enrichment at Big Cat Rescue Watch another video of our enrichment HERE.     Enrichment Adds Quality to Life Bobcat Enrichment (photos are from pumpkin enrichment) At Big Cat Rescue, the volunteers formed a committee to focus on the development of appropriate enrichment for the animals in our care. When using different enrichment techniques, the animals can be stimulated to investigate and explore their surroundings. This can be accomplished by presenting novel food items (or presenting food in different ways), Read More

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AdvoCat 2013 08

Vacation Rotation Enclosure Grand Opening We are so pleased to announce that the Vacation Rotation Enclosure has been completed and Big Cat Rescues celebrated the grand opening of the new space with dozens of volunteers, donors, and the media.  Everyone gathered early in the morning on July 30th to watch as Bengali the tiger was the first to explore the 2.5 acre enclosure. After 11 longs months of hard work and $200,000 in cost the super sized enclosure inspired awe in the 18 year old tiger.  Bengali made his way through a long tunnel Read More

Posted in Bobcats, Canadian Lynx, Cougars, Jungle Cats, Leopards, News @ BCR, Servals, Tigers, Videos | 3 comments

Today at Big Cat Rescue June 24 2013

Today at Big Cat Rescue June 24 2013   http://youtu.be/4ympAzwPzjU   Enjoy tigers ripping up Summer Camper's enrichment offerings, "play" with bobcats, see leopards leaping and attacking cardboard, hear about a water spout that passed by and more on this Sunday afternoon walkabout at Big Cat Rescue.  Thanks to SkipAHolic Peggy McDermott Sundquist, we have three new computers donated by Ciber, Inc. the International IT Consultant company. Ken Goodrich is their Infrastructure Manager and came with Peggy to deliver the Dell computers.   Happiness Read More