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Today at Big Cat Rescue Oct 18

Today at Big Cat Rescue Oct 18

Jarred, Chris and Jamie haul Cookie the tiger to Cat Hospital

Jarred, Chris and Jamie haul Cookie the tiger to Cat Hospital

Jarred, Chris and Jamie haul Cookie the tiger to Cat Hospital

Jarred, Chris and Jamie haul Cookie the tiger to Cat Hospital

Jarred, Chris and Jamie hook Cookie the tiger up to golf cart

Jarred, Chris and Jamie hook Cookie the tiger up to golf cart

Jennifer helps steer Cookie the tiger past food prep to Cat Hospital

Jennifer helps steer Cookie the tiger past food prep to Cat Hospital

Meanwhile a truckload of meat arrives so volunteers and interns unload

Meanwhile a truckload of meat arrives so volunteers and interns unload

Photos are taken of the mass on Cookie the tiger's leg

Photos are taken of the mass on Cookie the tiger's leg

Dr. Wynn biopsies the mass on Cookie tiger's belly for lab tests

Dr. Wynn biopsies the mass on Cookie tiger's belly for lab tests

Food is rearranged in freezer to make the most of space and cooling

Food is rearranged in freezer to make the most of space and cooling

Jamie shows interns how Cookie tiger's declawed feet are growing claws

Jamie shows interns how Cookie tiger's declawed feet are growing claws

Chris gets arms like that from squeezing bags of fluids into cats who need it

Chris gets arms like that from squeezing bags of fluids into cats who need it

Interns are disgusted to hear that tiger cubs are often declawed w/ pruning shears

Interns are disgusted to hear that tiger cubs are often declawed w/ pruning shears

Chris & Jarred give fluids while Jamie helps tech draw blood

Chris & Jarred give fluids while Jamie helps tech draw blood

Dr Wynn starts another "bubble" of fluids to help Cookie deal with surgery

Dr Wynn starts another "bubble" of fluids to help Cookie deal with surgery

Cats blood vessels are very hard to hit because they are built for fighting

Cats blood vessels are very hard to hit because they are built for fighting

Though declawed as a cub, this tiger's nails have grown back in twisted

Though declawed as a cub, this tiger's nails have grown back in twisted on some of her toes

Jarred takes a turn at trying to hold off a vein for a blood draw

Jarred takes a turn at trying to hold off a vein for a blood draw

Note Jamie's home made tiger sized gas mask.  Necessity is the mother...

Note Jamie's home made tiger sized gas mask. Necessity is the mother...

Jennifer gently cleans out vomit even though Cookie slung it all over her

Jennifer gently cleans out vomit even though Cookie slung it all over her

Precious the bobcat loves her new perch made by the Enrichment Committee

Precious the bobcat loves her new perch made by the Enrichment Committee

Jennifer does operant with the three new TX tigers and Amanda comes close

Jennifer does operant with the three new TX tigers and Amanda comes close

Mass on the inside of Cookie the tiger's rear leg

Mass on the inside of Cookie the tiger's rear leg

Jennifer clips the nails that have grown back so they do not puncture her paw pads

Jennifer clips the nails that have grown back so they do not puncture her paw pads

Chris rigs up a sling to hold Cookie tiger's leg out of the way

Chris rigs up a sling to hold Cookie tiger's leg out of the way

Makeshift mask has padded inner ring held with duct tape

Makeshift mask has padded inner ring held with duct tape

A cast is made of Cookie the tiger's paw while she is sleeping

A cast is made of Cookie the tiger's paw while she is sleeping

Cookie is a 300 lb tiger and yet her paws are still huge!

Cookie is a 300 lb tiger and yet her paws are still huge!

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