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Sasha Was Gone and Wasnt Coming Back

  Sasha Was Gone and Wasn't Coming Back   Sasha the lioness who would be 20 this year has long had a mass on her face, but it was small and innocuous.  Recently it had ruptured and there were reports that she wasn't eating as well as expected so we decided to sedate her, remove the mass and check on an oral mass that had been seen back in 2008, when Sasha had been sedated to remove a collar that was embedded in her skin.  Sasha's previous owner had used her for photo ops and would stake her down tightly to the ground, with a short Read More

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Bobcat Rehab

Big Cat Rescue Rehabilitates Bobcats for Release Back to the Wild   http://youtu.be/JeoNeg764Pg   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 that they be released very near where they were Read More

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Exotic Cat Infectious Disease Manual

Infectious Diseases of Concern to Captive and Free ranging Wildlife in North America       An official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV), Infectious Disease Committee   Click Here to go get the Manual   See current USDA guidelines for Vet Care and Proposed Changes   Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Dec 2 2013

http://www.loveanimals.org/lesser-cats-need-more.html   Rabid Raccoon   http://youtu.be/GcthaMG_eh4   When a raccoon began acting crazy and lunging at three cougars who were housed together, we feared that he was rabid.  We sedated him for Animal Control, but there was a bit of a surprise ending to this story.  Update:  Tests confirmed the raccoon was rabid.   After Darting We Needed to Use Up the C02     Later that Night, Interns got to watch Morgan the domestic kitten Read More
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