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Max
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Max

Male tiger Born 2010Rescue from the circus by ADI June 2018Arrived at Big Cat Rescue November 25, 2019 Relocated to Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge Sept. 28, 2023 Max the tiger was rescued from the circus in Guatemala. We don’t know his exact birth date but believe he was born in 2010.  We first heard about…

Kimba
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Kimba

Male tiger Born 2017 Rescue from the circus by ADI June 2018Arrived at Big Cat Rescue November 25, 2019 Relocated to Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge Sept. 28, 2023 Kimba is a male tiger who was rescued from the circus in Guatemala along with two other tigers, Max and Simba. Kimba is the youngest, born sometime…

Simba
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Simba

Male tiger Born 2010Rescue from the circus by ADI June 2018Arrived at Big Cat Rescue November 25, 2019 Relocated to Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge Sept. 28, 2023 Simba the tiger was rescued from the circus in Guatemala. We believe he was born in 2010. He came to us with two other male tigers, Max and…

Jinx

Jinx

Jinx, Male Black LeopardExact DOB Unknown estimated 1999Arrived August 2015 Died 12 24 2022 Christmas Eve 2022:  Jinx hasn’t been himself the past few weeks. He had been suffering from a resistant UTI, and once that seemed to have cleared up, we thought he would bounce back. He hasn’t been interested in food or his…

Jasmine
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Jasmine

Female tigress DOB Unknown Arrived August 2015 Moved to Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge October 21, 2023 Announcement Day Finally Arrived 5/1/2019 We are excited to introduce our four newest permanent residents to you! Jasmine Tigress, Sapphire the White Tigress, Dutchess Tigress, and Jinx the Black Leopard have officially been signed over to Big Cat Rescue following a…

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Dutchess

Female Tigress DOB Unknown Arrived August 2015 Moved to Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge October 21, 2023 Dutchess Tiger enjoys stalking the golf carts as they ride by her enclosure. She LOVES Apple Pie Spice, Pumpkin Pie spice, and cicles! She is a favorite for Private tour guests because she loves to position “purr-fectly” for photos…

Priya

Priya Tiger DOB 12/20/03 Female Arrived at Big Cat Rescue on 11/17/16 Crossed Rainbow Bridge April 17, 2023 Priya was born at Big Cats of Serenity Springs on 12/20/03 and had 4 cubs by Charaka Tiger on 3/14/10 while still at Serenity Springs.  Charaka was neutered a year later and it is unknown how many…

Amanda the Tiger

Amanda the Tiger

Female Tiger Born: 1/1/1996 Rescued: 9/28/2011 Died: 9/16/2021 at the age of 25 Click this button to hear a short summary of Amanda’s story. Amanda is the timidest of the three tigers that have become known as the Texas Tigers or the Texas Trio. She is very shy, even years after being rescued, she still…

Sapphire

Sapphire

Update 4/2/2021  Sadly we had to euthanize Sapphire Tiger tonight. She had significant increase in her kidney values to end stage values. She didn’t have any signs of an infection. Her blood work in 2019 was bad and even worse later in 2019 so we expected it would be her kidneys today. Her kidneys were…