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Make it Stop!
Our neighbor's kids began shooting paintballs at our cats when they were 12. With your help we spent thousands of dollars to put up a wall to protect the cats. Now they shoot shotguns and rifles next to the cats for hours at a time, almost every day. Surely there is some sort of noise abatement law in Hillsborough County that can make them stop. Your donations can help us Read More
Meet the Interns & Volunteers of Big Cat Rescue
Today Carole Baskin will pop in on the Interns and Volunteers at lunch time to talk with them about their experiences here including the recent Halloween Party, and the release of Khaleesi the bobcat.
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Interns Make Paw Casts from Cat Prints
Plaster Track Casting Procedure
Find a track to cast. This may sound easy, but good clear prints can be difficult to find. Look in soft mud near water sources, damp sand, and other such easy surfaces to find tracks in. Once you have found your track, you may want to remove any leaves or sticks that have fallen into it. Do this carefully and do not attempt to remove sticks or leaves that are compressed into the track. Removing these will damage the track. You can remove them from Read More
The bobcat photos below are Maggie at Carolina Tiger Rescue. We had been asked to take her a few years ago, but CTR was closer and she went there instead. A recent visitor tells us she has a 1,220 sf enclosure that is very nice and that Maggie is doing well.
We hear about how toxoplasmosis affects humans, but have you ever wondered how it affects cats? Would you even know if your cat became infected? Can infection with the parasite have health consequences? Find out in Dr Guillermo Díaz's Read More
Just Another Day at Big Cat Rescue
It is just another day at Big Cat Rescue, but it is pretty exciting, no matter what. Come along with Meredith, BethAnn, Gale, Matt, Jamie, Chris, Honey and the Interns as they plan their day, give meds to tigers, savannah cats, lions, bobcats and leopards. Come along with Howard and Carole on Lobby day. See us catching cats to go to the vets and some great footage of a black leopard making biscuits. Lots of cute kittens too!