October 8 2018

Max bobcat is ready for a new week! BigCatRescue.org/max/

Big Cat Updates

We are no longer leaving food out at night for Hoover and he now that he eating better during the day.  We are still trying to trap the feral cat that occasionally visits him at night.

Foster Kitten Updates

The following kittens will be returning to the Human Society tomorrow, late morning, to begin looking for their furever families.

  • Roger
  • Paul
  • Pike
  • Piper
  • Porter
  • Preston

Another group will be heading back on Wednesday. Kitten Karma will announce them tomorrow. Thank you, to the Blue Army (Interns) for taking such great care of these little guys!

All of us want to sincerely give a BIG PURRsonal THANK YOU for the gifts of litter pans and needles for the kitten shots!  THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!!!!!

Karma said she has not received any Miracle Nipples yet.  Has anyone been able to send any of those?  Here is the link to the ones she needs.  https://smile.amazon.com/Miracle-Nipple-Mini-Wildlife-Syringe/dp/B00SQIHIJO/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1538674592&sr=8-1&keywords=miracle+nippel+kitten

Karma and the foster kitten team also asked that all of you get a HUGE THANK YOU for the washable kitten toys!!!!!  These toys get put through the wash quite frequently as the Blue Army (Interns) as cleaning the kitten areas in the intern houses constantly.

Morning Walkabout With Brittany

ACTION ALERT Follow-Up & THANK YOU

THANK YOU!!!  You All ROCK!!!!!!

Yesterday we asked you to sign and share a petition.  THANK YOU for the amazing above and beyond efforts.  As of 7:30 PM today, 7,440 additional signatures have been added to that petition.  If you have not seen it or signed it, PLEASE find it on yesterday’s Big Cat Update to sign and share it.

Alexa Flash News Briefing

Coordinator Report – Lauren Buckingham

Today was unusually cool which was great for the first day of Panacur.  The cats were active and hungry so everyone ate well.

Tanya got food prep done before lunch.

Dylan, Mike, and Abbey cleaned up the front bubble of Chaos’ enclosure.

Bethany, Mary, M, and Vanessa worked on the memorial wall by Hoover.  They took off the plaques, cleaned them and took them to the staff office, ready for magnets, to finally hang them on the new memorial boards. The river rocks were also removed and put into buckets to be reused.

Cameron was liking turkey today.  We pulled another whole turkey for him for tomorrow.

The cats with open-air sections are currently in their roof sections in preparation for the upcoming storm. The only one we couldn’t get was Hoover.

Operant and enrichment sign-offs were done.

Thank you to everyone that came in today! It was a lot of fun and good to see so many volunteers out at the sanctuary. 🙂   Once again you were all amazing and myself and the cats appreciate it!

-Lauren

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

Jamie had saved the special rehab cage they built for Geronimo so Punkin will be able to use if for rehab as well.

This has prompted people to ask about Geronimo. Here is Jamie’s update on Geronimo: “With a G. She hung around for a few days then got adopted into a clan of squirrels and forgot all about her human family.”

Who is Geronimo?  Find out at BigCatRescue.org/geronimo/

Recent Videos You May Have Missed

FAQ Friday: Cooking For Big Cats – Many of you ask why we do not cook the meat for the big cats. This video shows you our big cat’s cooking skills, and explains why that is not necessary.

Big Cat Taco Party! – Our enrichment teams work very hard to keep the big cats active. So that calls for a fiesta! It’s Taco Tuesday here at the sanctuary!

Past Pumpkin Video

Big Cat Pumpkin Party – Nov 3, 2017 – Watch as the big cats get their annual Halloween pumpkins filled with treats. It is always a grrr-eat time!

Photos of the Day

MONDAY MONDAY GO AWAY
Armani Leopard wants to sleep!

MONDAY MONDAY GO AWAY Armani Leopard wants to sleep
MONDAY MONDAY GO AWAY
Armani Leopard wants to sleep

Lakota Bobcat spends his afternoon relaxing in the shade and watching for Keepers with treats ❤️

Lakota bobcat spends his afternoon relaxing in the shade and watching for Keepers with treats ❤️
Lakota bobcat spends his afternoon relaxing in the shade and watching for Keepers with treats ❤️

GOOD MORNING! Cyrus Caracal and another of his adorable facial expressions. This handsome boy has so many expressions he melts my heart.

GOOD MORNING! Cyrus Caracal and another of his adorable facial expressions. This handsome boy has so many expressions he melts my heart.
GOOD MORNING! Cyrus Caracal and another of his adorable facial expressions. This handsome boy has so many expressions he melts my heart.

Max bobcat is ready for a new week!
BigCatRescue.org/max/

Max bobcat is ready for a new week! BigCatRescue.org/max/
Max bobcat is ready for a new week!
BigCatRescue.org/max/

Happy Monday! Here comes Seth Tiger all ready for breakfast!
BigCatRescue.org/seth/

Happy Monday! Here comes Seth Tiger all ready for breakfast! BigCatRescue.org/seth/
Happy Monday! Here comes Seth Tiger all ready for breakfast!
BigCatRescue.org/seth/

This is from Brittany Mira – BigCatRescue on September 30, 2018 – One of my favorite faces on earth ❤️ Seth 🐯

Seth Tiger by Brittany Mira - One of my favorite faces on earth ❤️ Seth 🐯
Seth Tiger by Brittany Mira – One of my favorite faces on earth ❤️ Seth 🐯

 

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