October 23 2018

Artemis Cougar is always watching and listening ❤️

Big Cat Updates

Alpha, the baby wild bobcat, and Hutch Serval will be in the recovery hospital overnight after seeing Dr. Justin. Alpha had a recheck and Hutch had a swelling on his face. Both are doing well and should go out to their enclosures tomorrow.

Alexa Flash New Briefing

Coordinator Report

Great day today! We had a good number of volunteers come out today to get feeding, cleaning, and projects done!  There were a few projects on the list for today. We completed Alpha’s enclosure out in the rehab area thanks to Megan, Tanya, Mike, Austin, Fred, and Mazz.

We also locked Breezy into half of her enclosure, the other half was cleaned and will become Frosty’s enclosure in hopes that he will be going outside soon thanks to Megan, Fred, Austin, Tanya, Dylan, and Mike.

We almost completed Skipper’s old enclosure as well thanks to Austin, Tanya, Fred, Mike, and Mazz.  Food-prep was completed before lunch thanks to Steph C.  Marie was able to do the ‘cicle cats which made them all very happy.  There was lots of operant and enrichment done today, making lots of happy cats and volunteers.

Keisha ate very well today!

That’s all for today~
-Devin

Videos of the Day

Hutch Serval was noted as having a swelling on his right cheek and was checked by Dr. Justin. We sent samples out to the lab to be tested. Read more about Hutch at BigCatRescue.org/hutch/ Dr. Juston says he does not think it is a tumor.

Interesting Cat Fact: Cats have a very acidic digestive tract, starting w/ their mouths. That’s why cat bites are so painful.

Dr. Justin is here to re-examine Alpha the Rehab Bobcat. You can support the Rehabilitation of Native Florida bobcats at BigCatRescue.org/Donate

Morning Walkabout to see the cats with Brittany.

Punkin was featured on the Dodo 💜

Previous Punkin Update from October 12, 2018: Punkin is doing great! He is eating well and gaining weight each day. He also really enjoys scratches behind the ears 🙂

Previous Punkin Update from October 8, 2018: Meet Punkin. Found this little guy on the ground cold and covered in fly larvae. Guess I got myself a new project. 💜 Jamie Veronica

Meet Punkin. Found this little guy on the ground cold and covered in fly larvae. Guess I got myself a new project 💜
Meet Punkin. Found this little guy on the ground cold and covered in fly larvae. Guess I got myself a new project 💜

Product of the Day

You can Sponsor a Big Cat for you or someone you love ❤️ Go to BigCatRescue.biz These not only make great holiday gifts for loved ones but really help us care for the cats.

International Snow Leopard Day

Interesting chat video about the work being done to save wild snow leopard.  Very interesting and informative.

Foster Kitten Update

The following kittens returned to the Humane Society to find their furever homes today.

Carlos
Nathan
Penelope
Odessa
Oleda
Olive
Oscar

Photos of the Day 

Reise Cougar gave is a terrifying scare a couple days ago. Find out what happened at BigCatRescue.org/october-22-2018/ Also, in the above morning walkabout with Brittany she stops by to check on Reise so be sure to watch that.

Reise Cougar gave is a terrifying scare yesterday. Find out what happened at BigCatRescue.org/october-22-2018/
Reise Cougar

Cyrus Caracal has incredible hearing and it always listening for treats!

Cyrus Caracal has incredible hearing and it always listening for treats!
Cyrus Caracal has incredible hearing and it always listening for treats!

Kricket Serval being adorable!

Kricket Serval being adorable!
Kricket Serval being adorable!

Pharaoh has beautiful green eyes and natural eyeliner 💕

Pharaoh has beautiful green eyes and natural eyeliner 💕
Pharaoh has beautiful green eyes and natural eyeliner 💕

Artemis is always watching and listening ❤️

Artemis Cougar is always watching and listening ❤️
Artemis Cougar is always watching and listening ❤️

Mrs. Claws is loving her Taco Enrichment

Mrs. Claws is loving her Taco Enrichment
Mrs. Claws is loving her Taco Enrichment

Armani Leopard is ready to Rise & Shine because it’s breakfast time!

Armani Leopard is ready to Rise & Shine because it’s breakfast time!
Armani Leopard is ready to Rise & Shine because it’s breakfast time!

Coordinator Photos from Today

Volunteers working to care for the cats on 10-23-2018
Volunteers working to care for the cats on 10-23-2018
Volunteers working to care for the cats on 10-23-2018
Volunteers working to care for the cats on 10-23-2018
Volunteers working to care for the cats on 10-23-2018
Volunteers working to care for the cats on 10-23-2018
Volunteers working to care for the cats on 10-23-2018
Volunteers working to care for the cats on 10-23-2018

Past Pumpkin / Halloween Video

Big Cat Halloween – October 2015 – Join TJ, Arthur, Andre, Amanda, and Zabu tigers and Cameron lion as they enjoy some Halloween enrichment. Happy Halloween to you and your furries!!

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