Big Cat Updates
Flint, the new rehab bobcat, was moved to a special room today. See Carole’s Flash Briefing below to find out why.
Facebook was down a lot today but life at the sanctuary moved right along.
Alexa Flash Briefing
In case you have missed previous days’ news briefings you can find them all at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCPv8ivo6o4CZHFifkfRYDw
Memes & Quotes of the Day
Be an Encourager. The world has enough critics already.
Coordinator Report – Erin Carden
It was a great Wednesday! Pretty hot out from the get-go, but cloud coverage helped us out.
Interns Lexi, Erin A, Elizabeth, and Kate were able to get feeding sign-offs in the morning thanks to Dylan and Fred. Erin A, Elizabeth, Lexi, and Fred worked on the empty cage by Keisha this morning while Gina rocked out food prep. Marie, Sue, and Mary Lou gave out cicles in the afternoon heat.
It rained for a bit in the afternoon so some of our annual appeal letters were addressed thanks to the interns. After the rain the cage by Keisha was worked on again, it’s almost finished and ready for Kali to move in!
I took Dylan, Kate, Lexi, and Elisabeth to get operant and enrichment sign-offs.
Thanks to our interns especially for working so hard in the heat today!
Videos of the Day
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 home! Cats Featured: Kricket, Jinx, Sundari, Manny, Armani, and Natalia!
Kitten Karma is deworming kittens! We are bound to see some funny faces!! Short because Facebook was glitching today.
Merchandise of the Day
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Unique charity link
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1. Video – Keeper Marie asking Keisha if she’s still mad about being locked out of one of the sections of her enclosure.
2. Video – Keeper Marie is having a little chat with Nala Serval who is on top of her very lush den.
3. Video – Master Keeper MaryLou discovered this cute little snuggle pile of cougar cubs in their den. (They came to Big Cat Rescue as cubs after their mother was shot by a hunter. Even though they are now 13 years old, we still refer to them as the cubs.)
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Sample Keeper Moments Video – KEEPER MOMENT – Breezy Bobcat is loving being groomed by Karma. Some of our cats have trouble grooming themselves, either because they were declawed at some time in the past, or they are older and have arthritis. Though we never touch the cats, using a scratcher that extends like this allows us to help them keep mats away.
Photos for the Day
MaryAnn Bobcat having a relaxing afternoon in the shade.
Did you say chicken?- Nikita Lioness
Beautiful Miss Tiger Lilly Bobcat is ready to relax on her coolaroo!
Ares Cougar says Good night!
From Yesterday: Another adorable #TuesdayTails from Cyrus Caracal
Kristine’s Bobcat Rehab Overnight Kitten Report
What were rehab bobcat kittens, Ash and Cinder up to the last 24 hours?
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