June 15 2017

Big Cat Updates

Kathryn’s Coordinator Report for 6/14/2017

Sassy’s cage was finished. Sassy Cougar is back in her enclosure.

Both hospital cages were cleaned and both hospitals were swept and mopped.

Finished Mickey’s other bubble.

Picky cats ate ok. TJ did well, Cameron likes turkey drumsticks right now. Arthur and Andre ate well.

All the project interns went out for enrichment and several got signoffs.


 BigCatCams.com News

Explore will be adding some IR lighting to Tiger Lake so you can watch the tigers at night without the light disturbing them. We are trenching in power right now, so that cam may be down for a few hours.X


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Thermos – Stainless Travel:  Great travel mug for those summer vacations. Enjoy your coffee, tea, or hot chocolate on the go with this 18 oz. Big Cat Rescue Travel Mug.


 Foster Kitten Program

It’s crazy time in the Kitten Cabana! Watch more at http://explore.org/bigcatrescue

KITTEN UPDATE:  Aphrodite, Athena, Loki, Blue and Emerald are now clear to go back to the Cabana today. Unfortunately, Frankie is still sick, so he will need to continue to be on quarantine.

The following will be going to the Humane Society today for their surgery and adoption:

  • Aphrodite
  • Athena
    Loki
  • Emerald
  • Bella
  • Brody

I will pick then up from the Cabana today late morning/early afternoon.

Karma


Keeper Corner

Keeper Afton:  Lion? What lion? I don’t see a lion?! SHHH…Cameron thinks he is hiding from me.

Lion? What lion? I don't see a lion?! SHHH...Cameron thinks he is hiding from me.

Keeper Regina: Who loves his yellow donut??? Cam does!!!!

Cameron Lion LOVES his big yellow donut!

Keeper Regina and Nikita seem to have been having an important discussion. (2016)

Keeper Regina and Nikita seem to have been having an important discussion. (2016) Keeper Regina and Nikita seem to have been having an important discussion. (2016)

Keeper Afton:  Cameron assists Zabu with her bath. How sweet! (27 seconds)

Keeper Afton:  Pryia enjoys fan.  (7 seconds)


People Often Ask

What is Big Cat Rescue doing for International Tiger Day?

INTERNATIONAL TIGER DAY IS JULY 29TH!

We have designed a unique new line of merchandise featuring TJ tiger for International Tiger Day — July 29th! Learn more and check it all out here: Tigers911.com

Big Cat Rescue will donate the profit from all purchases of our International Tiger Day merchandise — and any donations you make on the ITD merchandise page — plus we will MATCH THE PROFIT DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR up to $5000.

The funds will be donated to the Corbett Foundation’s work to protect wild tigers, leopards and other animals in India from falling into open farm wells. The money will be used to construct chain-link fences around the wells, keeping the big cats from falling into these very deep wells and drowning.

A Tiger has fallen into this well, is trapped and will die without help.

Fences around these wells will save wild tigers like the one trapped at the bottom of this well.

Currently about 2500 of these open farm wells exist, many in the core zone of the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve. It costs approximately $100 to fence one well.

We hope to send the Corbett Foundation a check for $10,000, which will fence 100 wells!

Plus you’ll have a chance to win an original paw print painting when you post a photo of yourself on July 29th with your TJ tiger International Tiger Day merchandise! So let’s get shopping and help save wild tigers!


BEATRIZ AT DINNER

BEATRIZ AT DINNER will be opening in select cities on Friday, including:

AUSTIN, BOSTON, CHICAGO, DALLAS, DENVER, HOUSTON, LOS ANGELES, MIAMI, MINNEAPOLIS,
NEW YORK, PALM SPRINGS, PHILADELPHIA, PHOENIX, PORTLAND, SACRAMENTO, SAN ANTONIO,
SAN DIEGO, SAN FRANCISCO, SANTA BARBARA, SANTA CRUZ, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON DC, WEST PALM BEACH

Watch the Bite Size Trailer:


Viewer Pix

Viewer Robin:   Uh Oh, Nikita won’t like this!!

Viewer Robin:  Andy’s “after eating grass” face

Viewer Susan Mesna:  I snapped this pic of Seth today.  He’;s breaking the cuteness scale!


 BCR Website Page Updates


 Viewer Videos From Explore.org/bigcatrescue

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


  WANTED – 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’s Facebook Live questions

 


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