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Now at Big Cat Rescue Jan 24 2014

Coral the foster kitten is adopted from the Big Cat Rescue foster program by one of our interns today.   Losing Big Carnivores May Be as Big a Threat as Climate Change   http://www.kcet.org/news/redefine/rewild/mammals/losing-big-carnivores-may-be-as-big-a-threat-as-climate-change.html   Link to the study:  http://www.sciencemag.org/content/343/6167/1241484   Lion Cat Kills and Tries to Eat Elephant and Giraffe http://youtu.be/w0MueLc68zU   Ginger the Serval Gets X-Rays Read More

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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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Today at Big Cat Rescue Dec 20 2013

Mary Ann the Bobcat Gets Spayed

 

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Dec 20 2013

 

 

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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