A Roller Coaster Ride of Emotions
Taking care of more than 100 exotic cats is a roller coaster ride of emotions as we try to provide the best possible life for them and yet deal with the gut wrenching decisions of life an death every day. Of our 109 wild cats 100 of them are over the age of 12, which is about as long as they live in zoos or in the wild. An amazing 80 of those 100 cats are over the age of 15. Today we lost a gorgeous 17 year old bobcat after removing a tumor in an attempt to save his life. More at the bottom of
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The baby bobcat came in to the SC Wildlife Rehabber, JoAnne on Dec 4 weighing 4.2 lbs, with a broken jaw, split canine and comatose. They figured he had been hit by a car, but couldn’t believe that he survived.
After he woke up from the coma he was pretty loopy, but they figured the impact had done brain damage. They had to wire the jaw shut, tube feed him and removed the broken canine.
He now weighs 10 lbs, is eating solids on his
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