April 11 2017

Big Cat Updates

In today’s update you will find a Shout Out to UNILAD, Project request, Keeper Corner photos of Seth, and more.

4/10/2017 Monday

Arthur went into the hospital but is back outside.

Feeding slabs in Josephs two lockouts were raised. The enclosures were grass seeded, lockouts sprayed and safety gates updated.

Today was the first day of panacur…everyone did well.

Picky’s all ate okay. Hoover even took his panacur with his PM meal from his lockout….success!

Have a great evening!


Shout Out to UNILAD!

A huge shout out to the animal loving folks at UNILAD. When their first version of this video had more than 17 million views, we asked them to create a version for us that would send viewers to take action to end this abuse.

They quickly edited the video to add a call to action slide at the end inviting people to roar out for these cubs and forgotten lions and tigers at BigCatAct.com  Have you made the Call of the Wild yet?  Do it today and then share this video with others and let them know how they can make a difference for big cats.

If you want to help save cats by sharing this video, here are the links to help you do that.

For Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, G+, etc:  https://youtu.be/zlvop2Jcn_g

To embed the video in your blog or on your website here is the embed code: ¬†¬†<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/zlvop2Jcn_g” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>


Calling All Artists

Project Request

Another viewer has made a request and Carole suggested asking all of you.

This shirt is not ours, but we would like to have something similar to this except featuring YOUR favorite cats from BCR.  The finished item would need to be a high resolution file so it would print well on t-shirts etc.

If you would be interested in making a graphic like this for us to use on shirts etc email me at lawanna.mitchell@bigcatrescue.org with the list of five cats you would like to use.


Keeper Corner

Keeper MaryLou G:  Sending Seth on the lookout for food!

Seth was peacefully lounging on his platform when Keeper MaryLou went by.

In a flash Seth sprung to his feet, leaped of the platform and ran to see what one of his favorite keepers, MaryLou was carrying.

WAIT РIs that food?


Did You Know?

Sharing our YouTube videos not only helps spread the word about the cats and our mission it also helps raise funds for the cats.  When you share a fun, funny, or educational video from our YouTube channels you are helping cats in more than one way.  Learn more about this easy fun way to help cats at:  https://bigcatrescue.org/share-youtube-video/


Viewer Photos

Viewer  Donna Morefield:  Tongue Out Tuesday

Viewer Joyce Fitch: ¬†G. Gordon Kitty approves tiger sweatshirt –¬†I love the Tiger hoodie that I got from BCR – so soft. As you can see G. Gordon Kitty (Liddy Kitty) loves it too. He‚Äôs 18 so he gets first choice to ‚Äúwear‚ÄĚ it.

Note to Viewers: ¬†To see which tiger sweat shirt G. Gordon Kitty is ‘wearing’ go to: ¬†https://catrescue.myshopify.com/search?type=product&q=tiger+sweatshirt¬† All profits from that gift shop goes to support our legislative efforts to end big cat abuse.

Viewer Scotti Cohn: I cannot be held responsible for the loudness of the collective “Awwwwwww!” that issues from those who view this photo.

Viewer Cathy Ryan:  My cat, Angel, watching Zabu.

Viewer Barb Colvin:


 Viewer Videos From Explore.org/bigcatrescue

Here is a list of YouTube channels that feature videos of the cats here:


¬†¬†WANTED ‚Äď Graphic Artists

Carole is looking for a graphic artist who really gets what we are all about and would would like to help us with some graphics for shirts.  If that is you or if you know someone like that, please have them email Carole at cat@bigcatrescue.org


 Quick Links

As per viewer suggestions, Quick Links now has it’s very own page https://bigcatrescue.org/quick-links/

Bookmarking it will help you find things quickly.  That will come in handy for:

  • Helping us answer questions on social media
  • Finding answers to some of Carole‚Äôs Facebook Live questions

 

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