Male Siberian Tiger
Nik, short for Nikita, is a very large tiger comparable in size to the massive Shere Khan. He is very shy and spends most of his time napping by the lake.
When Nik first arrived, he was very elusive and would often hide in his den when keepers approached his enclosure. Gradually he became more and more curious about the new people in his life and would peer out the doorway to the den and watch everyone very closely.
He has now warmed Read More
Fencer the Bobcat Rescue
Tour Price Increase
Everything just keeps getting more and more expensive and that goes for "cat" food, their shelter and more. We had to raise our tour prices but it is a wonderful value to be able to walk amid 100+ exotic cats who need your discretionary dollars for their survival. See the new prices at Visit Big Cat Rescue.
Male Siberian/Bengal Tiger Hybrid
TJ is the youngest of the four tigers and has the personality to prove it. He is more playful than the rest and loves to crash through all of the high grasses in his enclosure. TJ was rescued from Savage Kingdom.
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Listen in as Scott Lope introduces viewers to TJ the tiger! TJ was rescued in 2007 from a breeding facility that was shut down after someone was killed by a tiger there. He has quickly become a favorite cat for volunteers, staff and visitors Read More
Maybe the best way to start out is to talk about
How NOT to Rescue a Big Cat
About once a month some film producer calls me and makes some variation on this pitch:
"We want to find cases where we can bust down the door, like Dog The Bounty Hunter, and save these animals from their current situations. We'd like to find enough cases to sustain several episodes."
It just doesn't work that way.
Our response is typically,
"The only time animals can be seized by USDA is usually at the end of a Read More
Big Cat Rescue Today 2013 11 12
Watch amazing video in slow motion of Khaleesi bobcat being released. See foster kittens having fun with paper in the kitten room, walk the new 10 acres next door that we have under contract, along with a wetlands expert. See how we build a tunnel to move lions and tigers to and from the Vacation Rotation enclosure. Enjoy a giant paper bat enrichment made for Nyla the leopard. See how we move the huge pieces of machinery in and out of the enclosures. See Read More