June 17 2017

Big Cat Updates

Jamie Veronica got a great photo of Zucari, our most recently rescued Serval being handsome today.

Jamie Veronica got a great photo of Zucari, our most recently rescued Serval being handsome today.


BigCatTV.com

You may have seen our male lions Cameron and Joseph doing their territorial roar, but have you seen big Nikita lioness roaring? (2 minutes 10 seconds)


Facebook Live Video Replays

Meet Nikita Lioness, 500 pounds of frisky. Watch more at http://explore.org/bigcatrescue

Find all of our live streaming cams at BigCatCams.com


BigCatRescue.biz

GAME: North American Wildlife Flash Cards $5.00   Each card features a stunning color photograph of one of America’s native species on one side and fun interesting facts on the other side.  Great learning fun for all ages. The young, as well as the young at heart, are certain to enjoy the stunning photos on these cards. Great tool for learning that can easily travel with you on any adventure.  48 card pack.
North American Wildlife Flash Cards $5.00 Each card features a stunning color photograph of one of America's native species on one side and fun interesting facts on the other side. Great learning fun for all ages. The young, as well as the young at heart, are certain to enjoy the stunning photos on these cards. Great tool for learning that can easily travel with you on any adventure. 48 card pack. North American Wildlife Flash Cards $5.00 Each card features a stunning color photograph of one of America's native species on one side and fun interesting facts on the other side. Great learning fun for all ages. The young, as well as the young at heart, are certain to enjoy the stunning photos on these cards. Great tool for learning that can easily travel with you on any adventure. 48 card pack.


Keeper Corner

Big Cat Rescue Interns a.k.a. “Angels In Blue” are just the BEST!!!

Big Cat Rescue Interns a.k.a. "Angels In Blue" are just the BEST!!!

Cyrus, one of the three new cats.  Photos by Keeper Afton

Checking in on one of the new caracals, Cyrus. Cyrus, one of the three new cats. Photos by Keeper Afton Cyrus, one of the three new cats. Photos by Keeper Afton Checking in on one of the new caracals, Cyrus. Cyrus, one of the three new cats. Photos by Keeper Afton Checking in on one of the new caracals, Cyrus.

Keeper Afton caught a really cute photo of Hoover comfy in his den enjoying an afternoon catnap.

Keeper Afton caught a really cute photo of Hoover comfy in his den enjoying an afternoon catnap.

Keeper Nanci Spires:  Interesting fact about genets (aka leopard weasels), they have a popcorn smell like binturongs! I picked up on this a while ago when changing the bedding for Babycakes and I sort of thought it was a fluke. Babycakes was in the hospital at BCR (he is 22 after all) and the smell was unmistakable. He is so small that you would never get the scent like you would from Banjo – but there it is.

Keeper Nanci Spires: Interesting fact about genets (aka leopard weasels), they have a popcorn smell like binturongs! I picked up on this a while ago when changing the bedding for Babycakes and I sort of thought it was a fluke. Babycakes was in the hospital at BCR (he is 22 after all) and the smell was unmistakable. He is so small that you would never get the scent like you would from Banjo - but there it is.

This is an older photo of Keeper Marie, found it while surfing.  Such a dedicated, hard working keeper.  She will tackle any job with a big cheerful smile!  Her cheeriness is quite contagious.   The cats love her!!  The cats here are sure blessed with a care team who loves them as deeply as these amazing volunteers do.  Marie is such a beautiful purr-son inside and out.  I’ve learned a lot from her.

This is an older photo of Keeper Marie, found it while surfing. Such a dedicated, hard working keeper. She will tackle any job with a big cheerful smile! Her cheeriness is quite contagious. The cats love her!! The cats here are sure blessed with a care team who loves them as deeply as these amazing volunteers do. Marie is such a beautiful purr-son inside and out. I've learned a lot from her.

Keeper Afton: I was opening the gate to the property first thing this morning and was greeted by Joseph. What you can’t hear is Cameron was roaring as well. That’s the best good morning I have ever heard!


 Viewer Videos From Explore.org/bigcatrescue

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


Dad’s can be hard to shop for because the say they have everything they need.

I hope you still have your father, and if not, I hope the memories him are as lovely as mine. Maybe the father in your life is your husband, who is the father of your children…be they human or cats. Whoever he is, HIS day of celebration is this weekend.

There are some other great items for sale at CatRescue.biz and the best part is that 100% of profit from your purchases goes to protecting cats from tabbies to tigers.

Does this funny shirt sound like YOUR Dad?  “I hate it when you have to be nice to someone you really want to throw a brick at”  This fun / funny big cat shirt is on sale for Father’s Day.

Does this funny shirt sound like YOUR Dad? "I hate it when you have to be nice to someone you really want to throw a brick at" This fun / funny big cat shirt is on sale for Father's Day.

 A FREE Gift for Dad that You BOTH can Enjoy

FREE Grilling Big Cat Style: FREE only through Monday morning in honor of Father’s Day.  Get YOUR copy while it is still FREE.  This FREE cookbook is a grrreat way to show you care and to actually do some bonding at the grill.  If the man in your life loves cats, or loves to grill, you need to download this 92 page Cookbook: Grilling Big Cat Style.

FREE Grilling Big Cat Style: FREE only through Monday morning in honor of Father's Day. Get YOUR copy while it is still FREE. This FREE cookbook is a grrreat way to show you care and to actually do some bonding at the grill. If the man in your life loves cats, or loves to grill, you need to download this 92 page Cookbook: Grilling Big Cat Style.


 Global News & Articles


 BigCatAct.com

Are YOU still making the weekly Call of the Wild at BigCatAct.com?

What is the Call of the Wild?


 People Often Ask

People Often Ask:  Can we use your video?  People also often ask?  How can I help?

These questions got me to thinking of a way to allow people to have video for their own pages while helping us help big cats.

YOUR Opinion Requested:

We are thinking about making a small collection of 30 to 60 second video clips of the cats here being cats, (roaring, chuffing, playing, sleeping) and some short clips about big cat issues.   If we did, and then made those videos clips available for YOU to download free, do you think it would be something you would be interested in uploading directly to your own YouTube and social media pages such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc?

The last screen of each video would be a link to one of our pages, such as BigCatAct.com or BigCatTV.com etc.  You would have something fun or funny to post on your own pages while helping generate more traffic to our pages.  This is something that will help us reach more people about big cat issues.

Example:  A 30 second video clip of Cameron roaring that ends with a link to BigCatTV.com

Does this sound like something YOU would be interested in?


 Cole & Marmalade’s Corner

House Cats Helping Snow Leopards!

Published on Dec 9, 2014: BIG Kitty Conservation! Snow leopards need our help and there’s a easy way to help protect these amazing big cats! With programs and staff in five countries in Central Asia and support from around the world, the Snow Leopard Trust is a leader in the effort to secure the future of the snow leopard


Viewer Pix

Viewer Janie Marshall:  Nova Rehab Bobcat kitten – Our baby girl has gotten so big, soon be time for her to go free.

Nova Rehab Bobcat kitten - Our baby girl has gotten so big, soon be time for her to go free.

Viewer Wolf Endlicher:  Nova climbing the fence

Nova Rehab Bobcat kitten - Our baby girl has gotten so big, soon be time for her to go free. Nova climbing the fence


  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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