Big Cat Updates
New rehab bobcat kitten, Pebbles arrived.
Running Bear is back outside in his enclosure.
Hutch is now out in Funcation.
Cinder and Ash both tested negative for parasites. They will hopefully be moved to Rehab Enclosure 1 (the Explore) tomorrow and introduced.
Alexa Flash Briefing
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Coordinator Report - Erin Carden
Great day today, we got a lot done, despite the heat! Thank you to Marie, Steph C, Karla, and Brittany for coming in to feed and clean. Thanks to interns Dylan, Justin, Nisha Elizabeth, Erin P., and Kate for working on Running Bear’s enclosure so he could go home, and for sprucing up a rehab cage so it’s ready for new visitors.
Karla and Mazz got food prep done before lunch, lots of cats got sicles today to help cool them off thanks to Marie, and some intern classes sign-offs were done.
Despite the wicked afternoon heat interns Justin, Ashley, Dylan, Lexi, Nisha, and Elizabeth worked very hard to get half of Hutch’s cage clean. It’s almost finished!
Thanks, everyone for making it an awesome Tuesday!
NEW Rehab Bobcat Kitten Named Pebble
On June 4, 2019, Jamie picked up a very thin dehydrated 5 week-old bobcat kitten found orphaned in a development. This kitten was surrendered to Peace River Wildlife Center, the same place we got Ash from. She will be on quarantine for 2 weeks. She has been named Pebble. Jamie gave her some food and she started eating. Pebble appears sickly so we will do a SNAP and Panleukepenia tomorrow to rule those out. See more info and more photos about Pebble at http://bigcatrescue.org/pebble/
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- Photo - Closeup of Pebble
- Video - Sundari Leopard getting a little morning exercise.
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- Video - Apollo Siberian Lynx Getting Treats
- Video - Jasmine Tiger and Intern Tanya
- Video - Manny Jaguar and His Ball
Video of the Day
Meet Sapphire, a 9-year-old female white tiger. Sapphire, two other tigers, and a black leopard have been living at the sanctuary for the past four years under our Witness Protection Program. Now that we are able to share them with you, check out her favorite things to do. https://BigCatRescue.org/sapphire/
Morning Walkabout Q&A 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: Dutchess, Jasmine, Cyrus, Amanda and Hoover!
Hutch Serval goes on Funcation!
Happy Anniversary Bailey Bobcat
Happy Rescue Anniversary to Bailey the bobcat! She is celebrating 16 years at BCR!
Learn about Bailey - http://bigcatrescue.org/bailey/
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Merchandise of the Day
Running Bear bobcat lived with Little White Dove bobcat for 21 years before she passed away - we wanted to capture their love and their bond with a special design and artist Cindy Arthur brought it to life! https://teespring.com/bcr-dream-catcher-bobcats Running Bear just celebrated his 22nd Birthday.
Learn more about him here http://bigcatrescue.org/running-bear/ and I bet the song will get stuck in your head!
Photos of the Day
Kali Tiger certainly enjoys rolling on the soft grass.
Purrfection Ocelot is cleaning up after breakfast and getting ready for a full day of #catnaps
Good morning Big Cat Rescue Friends! ☀️
Dutchess Tigress is showing us that today is also Tiger Tail Tuesday! ?
Isn’t she beautiful?! ?
Have a terrific day everyone! ?
The Big Cats love to spend time in their dens during the hottest part of the day - they are built to be cool in the summer and warm in the winter <3
Beautiful Miss PurrFection Ocelot is showing off her whiskers
Good night Big Cat Rescue Friends! ?
Miss Tiger Lilly Bobcat is ready for her catnap among the ferns! ??
Sweet dreams everyone! ✨