September 7, 2018

Recent photo of Hoover laughing at all the keepers trying to feed him!

Big Cat Updates

Alpha doing a bit better today.  She is strong enough to hiss at Kathryn and climb up on her scratching post bed.

Hoover Laughing Photo

Recent photo of Hoover laughing at all the keepers trying to feed him!

Recent photo of Hoover laughing at all the keepers trying to feed him!
Recent photo of Hoover laughing at all the keepers trying to feed him! Photo by Brittany Mira

Yesterday’s Project Day Lunch

We are closed on Thursday’s so that is the day we move cats or do extra projects.  Last Thursday we moved cats which meant Thursday this week, (yesterday) was project day.  Deb Quimby sent lunch for the staff, volunteers, and interns.  Lunch was from sandwiches from Which-Wich along with HUGE chocolate chip cookies for dessert. She said, “what’s a lunch without a cookie?” As you can everyone, THEY LOVED IT!!

Project Day Lunch 9-6-2018
Project Day Lunch 9-6-2018
Project Day Lunch 9-6-2018
Project Day Lunch 9-6-2018
Project Day Lunch 9-6-2018
Project Day Lunch 9-6-2018
Project Day Lunch 9-6-2018
Project Day Lunch 9-6-2018
Project Day Lunch 9-6-2018
Project Day Lunch 9-6-2018

Coordinator Report – Lauren Grant – 9/6/2018

Had a great project day today!

Multiple volunteers and interns helped cleaning the outback tiger cages. They made all the way to the second cage after the tunnel (can’t remember if it’s 5 or 6) and all the ones they’ve finished look great!

Lots of enrichment and operant sign-offs were done today.  A great big thanks to one of our supporters, Deb Quimby, for donating lunch for all our hard workers today! There are even some leftovers for our volunteers tomorrow too!

There were people working on the cell tower today. Someone will probably be back Fri or Mon to keep working on it.  Easy Street is still closed for the moment so the signs are staying out on Gunn Hwy to direct traffic to the light.

That’s about it! -Lauren Grant

Project Photos by Brittany Mira

Volunteer Project Day 9/6/2018
Volunteer Project Day 9/6/2018
Volunteer Project Day 9/6/2018
Volunteer Project Day 9/6/2018
Volunteer Project Day 9/6/2018
Volunteer Project Day 9/6/2018
Volunteer Project Day 9/6/2018
Volunteer Project Day 9/6/2018
Volunteer Project Day 9/6/2018
Volunteer Project Day 9/6/2018
Volunteer Project Day 9/6/2018
Volunteer Project Day 9/6/2018
Volunteer Project Day 9/6/2018
Volunteer Project Day 9/6/2018
Volunteer Project Day 9/6/2018
Volunteer Project Day 9/6/2018

Mac Cougar Waiting on Breakfast

Keeper Desmond Fowles got a great snapshot of Mac waiting on breakfast.  He posted in in Facebook.com/groups/BigCatRescue/ which is our closed group on Facebook where keepers and viewers post their photos and videos of the cats.  COME JOIN US!

Brittany’s Yesterday’s Morning Walkabout

Brittany’s Happy Thursday Walkabout Video from yesterday.

Cats you will see are:  Moses and Bailey hiding in the grasses, SmallsApollo born 1997, FrankieGilligan, Skipper, LokiNabisco, Mrs. Claws, Simba, Pharaoh, Nala, Tiger Lilly, Dryden, Sioux, Lakota, King Tut, Kali, and Priya

Brittany talks about:  Kali’s 4 yr anniversary, Explains what a feeding lockout is, Apollo his age, Babycakes, power outages, road work, Alpha update, Guatemala, how to tell a bobcat from a Siberian lynx with their tails, Gilligan, Hoover ate well Wednesday evening, BigCatCams.com, Loki story, Loki’s platform, camera traps, Nabisco’s seizures, Nala is doing well, Smalls tried to pee on Brittany, shows what Smalls Bobcat did to her stump, who is dragging their water bowls out of their lockouts to play with them, Who are Simba’s buddies and some things Simba likes, Pharoah, Why Brittany does not follow the morning meds and feeders, Gilligan on platform, no touching, Kali’s anniversary, Hoover, Alpha, Cameron, Operant conditioning, Kali, Cats sleeping, Enrichment, Priya, tiger pools, solar power,

Happy Thursday from Big Cat Rescue!

Posted by Big Cat Rescue on Thursday, September 6, 2018

 

Promotions

The Volunteer Committee is pleased to announce that Megan Myers has been promoted to Yellow Keeper. Please join us in congratulating her.

Foster Kitten Update

Melina and Morty are Growing up!! Karma got these pictures from their wonderful owner.

Melina and Morty - Adopted Foster Kittens
Melina and Morty – Adopted Foster Kittens
Melina and Morty - Adopted Foster Kittens
Melina and Morty – Adopted Foster Kittens
Melina and Morty - Adopted Foster Kittens
Melina and Morty – Adopted Foster Kittens
Melina and Morty - Adopted Foster Kittens
Melina and Morty – Adopted Foster Kittens
Melina and Morty - Adopted Foster Kittens
Melina and Morty – Adopted Foster Kittens
Melina and Morty - Adopted Foster Kittens
Melina and Morty – Adopted Foster Kittens
Melina and Morty - Adopted Foster Kittens
Melina and Morty – Adopted Foster Kittens
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