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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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  NICO Female Geoffroy Cat DOB 5/1/93 Rescued 7/19/94   We had been following his story from birth and chased him through his second owner, who sent him along to Big Cat Rescue with three Bengals on 7/19/94. He arrived taped up in a cardboard box. The fury from within the box made opening it a death defying act. As with many exotic cats, the smaller they are, the more fierce they can be. Everyone says that she "looks just like a domestic cat" but careful study of her size and shape shows that she is indeed a wild Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Oct 10

Today at Big Cat Rescue Oct 10 Voting ends Oct 15. You can do all 5 votes in a row each day. Our code number is 0063.  Here is a flyer to post:  Albertsons $25,000 Contest Flyer   An easy URL to remember is  Please vote every day!                       Esmerelda was euthanized Monday morning.  She had been in the cat hospital since Sunday Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Sept 10

Today at Big Cat Rescue Sept 10 Copyright (c) 2011 Jamie Veronica and Big Cat Rescue Corp. All Rights Reserved. Read More