April 16 2019

Kali Tiger - Photo by Keeper MaryLou Geis

Big Cat Updates

Vet News

Mary Ann Bobcat was found by feeders this AM with a large wound on her side. She was rushed to the Humane Society where Dr. Justin Boorstein and his team cleaned up the wound and sutured it closed. She woke up from surgery well and will recover in the hospital for 2 weeks. It appears as though she may have been snagged on a tree branch.

Max and MaryAnn over very active and always looking for mischief to get into.  Keepers are watching MaryAnn closely and monitoring her recovery.  They also went over their suite of cages in great detail looking for anything she may have hurt herself on.

Alexa Flash Briefing

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Coordinator Report – Devin Saari

Today was a very busy day and started out quite chilly in the morning

We were a bit short on volunteers today but we all pitched in to get feeding, cleaning, and projects done. Food-prep was finished before lunch thanks to Tanya Chute. Sharon Henryhanded out the cicles and Mary Gagliordi made some new ones!

There were a few projects completed today.

-Caity Farr, Jeanine Ramirez, Bridget Sardone, and Devin Saari added limestone to fill a hole on Max and Mary Ann’s den.

-Caity Farr, Jeanine Ramireze, and Brooklynne Dillon removed a platform from Max and Mary Ann’s enclosure.

-Tanya Chute, Bridget Sardone, and Ashley Tait worked a tiger enclosure.

Mary Ann Bobcat had a cut on her side this morning so she was taken to the Humane Society to be fixed up by Dr. Justin. She is now recovering in the hospital and is doing well.

That’s all for today!
-Devin Saari

Videos of the Day

Pirate Mutiny At Big Cat Rescue – Big Cat Rescue would like to present our first ever mini-movie where pirates invade the sanctuary and take over!

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Q&A at Big Cat Rescue – Follow along as Keeper Brittany shows you many of the Tigers, Lion, Leopards, Jaguar, Cougars, Lynx, Servals, Bobcats, Savannah Cats and an Ocelot that Call Big Cat Rescue was Rescue Home! Cats Featured: Zimba, Zucari, Gilligan, Frankie, Nabisco, Mrs. Claws, Bailey, Moses, Memorial Wall, Hoover, and Purrfection.

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Merchandise of the Day

Operations Manager Kathryn wants you to HELP us END THE TRADE!

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Big Cat Rescue Merchandise

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Big Cat Fact – Ocelot

Big Cat Fact - HABITAT: The ocelot occupies a wide spectrum of habitats types, ranging from scrublands to tropical rain forests. What all these habitats have in common is a well-structured vegetative cover. Ocelots have been recorded in mangrove forests, coastal marshes, savanna grasslands, thorn scrubs, and tropical and subtropical forest. DISTRIBUTION: Southern Texas and every country south of the U.S. except Chile. Purrfection ocelot photo by Keeper Mary Lou Geis
Purrfection Ocelot

HABITAT: The ocelot occupies a wide spectrum of habitats types, ranging from scrublands to tropical rain forests. What all these habitats have in common is a well-structured vegetative cover. Ocelots have been recorded in mangrove forests, coastal marshes, savanna grasslands, thorn scrubs, and tropical and subtropical forest.

DISTRIBUTION: Southern Texas and every country south of the U.S. except Chile. Purrfection ocelot photo by Keeper Mary Lou Geis

Photos for the Day

Cutie pie Mrs. Claws Bobcat doing her most adorable catwalk and wishing everyone sweet dreams! ✨💫✨

Cutie pie Mrs. Claws Bobcat doing her most adorable cat walk and wishing everyone sweet dreams! ✨💫✨
Mrs. Claws

Apollo, the Siberian Lynx, is truly a funny and fascinating cat. LOVE LOVE LOVE this handsome boy!!!
Photo by Keeper Marie Schoubert

Apollo, the Siberian Lynx, is truly a funny and facsinating cat. LOVE LOVE LOVE this handsome boy!!! Photo by Keeper Marie Schoubert
Apollo, the Siberian Lynx, is truly a funny and facsinating cat. LOVE LOVE LOVE this handsome boy!!!
Photo by Keeper Marie Schoubert

Miss Keisha Tigress is showing us the proper way to do Tongue Out Tuesday!

Miss Keisha Tigress is showing us the proper way to do Tongue Out Tuesday!
Keisha Tiger

Kali Tiger loves rolling around in the tall grass!

Kali Tiger loves rolling around in the tall grass!
Kali Tiger loves rolling around in the tall grass!

Why do the cats at Big Cat Rescue live alone?

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