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Dr Justin Boorstein

Dr Justin Boorstein Dr. Justin Boorstein started out at Big Cat Rescue in December 2005 as an Intern who was studying veterinary medicine.  He became licensed to practice in Florida in 2012 and Dr. Wynn has been showing him the ropes at the sanctuary. Dr. Wynn typically visits the sanctuary twice a week and when needed. Dr. Boorstein has been spending his free time teaching volunteers and interns how to check fecals and has been helpful in our vaccinating schedules as well as emergency care. Dr. Justin Boorstein works at the Humane Society Read More

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Dr Liz Wynn

Dr. Liz Wynn Dr. Liz Wynn began in October of 2003 at Big Cat Rescue as a volunteer, cleaning cages, until we discovered that she was a veterinarian.  At the time our primary vet was Dr. Stacie Wadsworth, but she was getting ready to retire so it gave us a wonderful opportunity to have both vets work together for the last couple of years before Dr. Wadsworth moved to N.C. Dr. Wynn visits twice a week and makes it her responsibility to personally flea treat all 100 cats every month.  She has cultivated great relationships with other vets in Read More

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What is a day like at Big Cat Rescue?

What is a day like at Big Cat Rescue? Some things happen EVERY day, some things happen a few times a week, some things happen once a month and some things happen once a year.  The problem with all of this structured order is that EVERY day there is some chaos introduced, so it is always a balancing act to take care of both the critically important, and the things that have to get done every day. To Set the Stage There are 100 exotic cats on 67 acres and about 80-100 volunteers and staff to care for them.  Some cats have more than one Read More

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Bobcat Rehab

Big Cat Rescue Rehabilitates Bobcats for Release Back to the Wild   http://youtu.be/JeoNeg764Pg Donate to make this bobcat rehab work possible.   How to Care for Rehab Bobcat   http://youtu.be/S3DIAsJXk78   Cage rest sounds pretty peaceful for the cat, but it's a real challenge for the caregivers.   See a playlist of some of our successful rehab and release bobcats.     While we do bobcat rescue, rehab and release in Florida, we will not relocate bobcats as state law requires Read More