May 3 2019

Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019

Big Cat Updates

  • Tigers are moving to new enclosures, see below.
  • Hoover Tiger is still in the recovery cage and will still be still for a while.
  • Hoover’s toe was sent out for analysis. The results indicate that the area was invaded with squamous cell carcinoma. We will continue to monitor him for any reoccurrence.
  • Recent updates tell us it will now be August before the Guatemala boys arrive.
  • CONGRATULATIONS!! Bonnie Farago is now a Master Keeper!
  • Armani Leopard is home from Funcation and Sapphire Tiger is home from Vacation.
  • Jinx Leopard is out in Funcation and Jasmine Tiger is out in Vacation.

NEW –> Tiger Line Up

Dutchess Tiger Announces the new Tiger Line-up:

Dutchess Tiger

  • Hoover will move to the three cages by the Enrichment Center, so we have a Nest cam on him and can reach him better for observation and his meds and food.
  • Amanda will move into the next 3 cages going north from where she is.
  • Sapphire will have the cages down close to the tour path at the furthest north end. This way tours can see Kali, Sapphire and then whoever is on Vacation Rotation without going down “Tiger Outback” and bothering Amanda and Hoover.
  • Priya is staying where she is.
  • Jasmine will be on Tiger Row across from her after VR.
  • Keisha Tiger is in the center cages of Tiger Row.
  • Dutchess is in the Tiger Lake cage closest to the Gift Shop.

We still need to completely go over the Tiger Lake enclosure closest to Food Prep doing a few upgrades and landscaping before we decide who goes in there.

Carole’s Daily Alexa Flash News Briefing

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

Bobcat Rehab – Sky & her Babies Overnight Report

Good Friday Morning,

Sky and the kittens were very quiet overnight. With the rain, they were in the den a lot. During a dry time, they did come out to nurse and nap on the grass.

Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019
Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019
Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019
Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019
Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019
Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019

Later it started to rain again so they went back inside the den. They were only out one other time, Sky wandered around checking things out and the babies wrestled and climbed on the logs. They really seem to love playing on the logs, they get on them a lot.

Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019
Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019

I saw one of the babies wrestling with one log and biting it, lol. So cute! They are also finding pieces of bark or small sticks and playing with those too. Just adorable! They were out this morning after it got light, giving us precious and gorgeous views! 🙂

Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019
Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019
Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019
Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019
Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019
Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019
Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019
Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019
Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019
Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019
Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019
Rehab Bobcat Sky & Kittens 5-2-2019

I wish you all a wonderful day!
Warm wishes, Kristine Metzner

Videos of the Day

Getting Ready to move Dutchess to Tiger Lake – Carole chats with us about Hoover’s cancer, cats moving, the Guatemala tigers, and more while she looks for Jamie and the transport crew.

Dutchess Tiger moving to Tiger Lake for real this time 🙂 – Watch the ride in the transport wagon and see her explore her new territory and even try out the lake for the first time. Watch her LIVE webcam at Explore.org/bigcatrescue or find the Tiger Lake webcam direct link at BigCatCams.com

Bridget is doing Batch Cooking tonight. She is making Veggie Wraps and a Mediterranean Salad for lunch at BCR, tomorrow. Bridget also tells us about what all happened at BCR today.

Big Cat Rescue Merchandise of the Day

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Big Cat Rescue Merchandise
Big Cat Rescue Merchandise

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Photos of the Day

Good morning Big Cat Rescue Friends! Happy FURiday from Miss Sapphire Tigress! Have a great day everyone! ❤️

Sapphire Tiger
Sapphire Tiger

 

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