May 16 2019

Pharaoh Serval lounging in the shade and coolness of his favorite foliage area. Here at Big Cat Rescue all of the cats have places they can go hide in the shade when they want a little privacy.

Big Cat Updates

  • Jasmine Tiger went home from Vacation
  • Jinx Leopard went home from FunCation
  • Priya is on Vacation
  • Sundari is on FunCation
  • Pharaoh gets a new ramp.
  • New photo of 6-week-old Rehab kitten, Cinder
  • Sky & her kittens returned to the wild.
  • Wow, the cats received a big donation because of YOU!
  • Pizza for lunch
  • Upcoming dentals list

Cats to See Dentists on May 18th

The following cats will be getting dentals on this coming Saturday and as usual, we will stream them LIVE on our main Facebook page at Facebook.com/bigcatrescue.  We would be grateful to any of you who could pop in and join the video comments to help us chat with newcomers.

  • Frankie Bobcat – 3 root canals
  • Alpha Rehab Bobcat will be checked to see if her tooth is growing properly. The results of this exam will help determine when she will be released and a wonderful place for her release has been found.
  • Sapphire Tiger will have an overall exam as well as a dental check.
  • If there is time, we may do another cat as well, to be announced at that time.

Elderly Serval Gets New Ramp

Pharaoh has access to the second section of his enclosure. A ramp was built to help him get on top of his big den.

Pharaoh has access to the second section of his enclosure. A ramp was built to help him get on top of his big den. The tunnel between this enclosure and the enclosure in the tour path is clipped shut until a second ramp can be built.
Pharaoh Serval

Alexa Flash Briefing

In case you have missed previous days’ news briefings you can find them all at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCPv8ivo6o4CZHFifkfRYDw

Coordinator Report – Lauren Grant

Today was busy! Thanks to everyone who came in to help with flea prevention treatment feeding, we got most of the cats to take them! Yay! Jinx and Jasmine went home! Priya is on vacation and Sundari is on funcation; enjoying their freshly mowed spaces thanks to the Interns!

Thank you, Deb Quimby, for the delicious pizza lunch. Erin Carden and Aleesa Salcido cleaned the van and everything inside. The interns and Lauren Grant cleaned the golf carts. Some last minute sign-offs were done at the end of the day!

Thanks for a great day, everyone!

Big Cat Facts – Lions

The Lion’s head and body can be up to eight feet, two inches, and tail up to three feet, five inches. Its weight can be up to 550 pounds.

Nikita Lion
Nikita Lion

Lions are primarily ground-dwellers, but occasionally jump up tree branches. Most Lions will remain in the same territory all year long, however, some are nomadic and follow the seasonal prey.

Big Cat Facts - Lions - Nikita Lion
Big Cat Facts – Lions – Nikita Lion

PIZZA Lunch with Staff & Volunteers

Deb Quimby and Marlene Russell are at Big Cat Rescue this week visiting with the cats and working with staff and volunteers. Everyone took a lunch break to enjoy some pizza provided by Deb and Marlene.

Pizza Lunch at Big Cat Rescue
Pizza Lunch at Big Cat Rescue

Videos of the Day

Jinx the Black Leopard is going home from Funcation!

Jasmine Tiger is going home from Vacation! While waiting for the tunnels to be assembled for Jasmine to go home, Priya Tiger was closed in her lockout in preparation for Jasmine to pass through Priya’s far section. You get a chance to hear a LOT of ‘talking’ from Priya.

It’s time for Priya Tiger to spend two weeks enjoying Vacation Rotation! Big Cat Rescue Vacation Rotation is 2.5 acres and you can watch LIVE at BigCatCams.com

Have You Met Cinder, Yet?

A six-week-old bobcat kitten arrived here 5-14-2019. Her bio page has been updated. check it out. See her info and video at BigCatRescue.org/cinder/

Cinder Rehab Bobcat Kitten
Cinder Rehab Bobcat Kitten

Sky & Her 3 Kittens Returned to the Wild

Did you see on yesterday’s Big Cat Updates page that Sky and her kittens were returned to the wild? If you go to her bio page you will see photos of the area her and the kittens will now call home in the wild. https://bigcatrescue.org/sky/

Smile.Amazon.com – COOL NEWS – THANK YOU!!!

The cats at Big Cat Rescue have received a donation of $15,342.68 from the AmazonSmile Foundation as a result of AmazonSmile program activity between January 1 and March 31, 2019. That means YOUR regular shopping on Amazon resulted in this amazing gift for the cats because you logged in through Smile.Amazon.com and had chosen Big CatRescue as your chosen charity.

Nikita Lion
Nikita Lion

With Father’s Day right around the corner, would you consider choosing Big Cat Rescue, Corp. as your chosen charity on Smile.Amazon.com? It won’t cost you a single penny. But Amazon will donate .05% of your purchase to the cats, at no additional cost to you.

We cannot do what we do here at the sanctuary without all of you.  These gifts make what we do here possible!

Merchandise of the Day

Do you have these Pawsome Playing Cards yet? They are back in stock and ready for your Purr-chase!
https://big-cat-rescue.myshopify.com/products/card-big-cat-rescue-playing-cards

Big Cat Rescue Merchandise
Big Cat Rescue Merchandise

Photos for the Day

Sweet Smalls Bobcat is ready to dream of squirrel and lizard chasing!

Sweet Smalls Bobcat is ready to dream of squirrel and lizard chasing!
Smalls Bobcat

Natalia Leopard likes to sit in her platforms and peek out at keepers and neighbors. I wonder if she thinks she is hidden.

Natalia Leopard likes to sit in her platforms and peek out at keepers and neighbors. I wonder if she thinks she is hidden.
Natalia Amur Leopard

Pharaoh Serval lounging in the shade and coolness of his favorite foliage area. Here at Big Cat Rescue all of the cats have places they can go hide in the shade when they want a little privacy.

Pharaoh Serval lounging in the shade and coolness of his favorite foliage area. Here at Big Cat Rescue all of the cats have places they can go hide in the shade when they want a little privacy.
Pharaoh Serval by Mary Lou Geis

Cutie Pie Mrs. Claws Bobcat wishes everyone the happiest of FURsday Thursday’s!🌺

Mrs. Claws Bobcat
Mrs. Claws Bobcat
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