Today at Big Cat Rescue July 18

Tiger Watching TV

 

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We decided to see if tigers like to watch television? We do everything we can to make our residents comfortable and stimulated while living in captivity, as part of our enrichment program we’re always trying new things to see how the cats respond.

 

 

Tigers lounging on the lake bank at Big Cat Rescue
Tigers lounging on the lake bank at Big Cat Rescue
Cats in Black
Cats in Black
Volunteers make sure the dens are high and dry for the cats
Volunteers make sure the dens are high and dry for the cats

The rehab area is being rehabbed for future residents
The rehab area is being rehabbed for future residents
All of the rain makes it impossible to get machinery to the flooded areas
All of the rain makes it impossible to get machinery to the flooded areas
So buckets of dirt are carried in by hand to ensure the cats' comfort
So buckets of dirt are carried in by hand to ensure the cats’ comfort

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  • Derer Edwige

    top cool

     
  • Debra Anne

    Bengali says " Thank you for the tv and I am glad they did not play that chickcycle commercial… it really makes my cravings for them worse. Now where did I leave that remote so I can turn to TTV (tiger tv)?"

     
    • LaWanna Mitchell

      Too funny

       
  • LaWanna Mitchell

    The first time I went to BCR wayyy back in 2004 the Enrichment Program amazed me. The details records kept on daily enrichment so that no cat was ever left without enrichment. The way the staff and volunteers observed what the cats' reactions were to various enrichments. Funny how some cats like one thing and others don't. I was impressed with the staff and volunteers for knowing which cats liked what and making sure each cat got something that peaked their interest. I had been in SEVERAL places in several states and BCR was the first place I saw that was so dedicated to enrichment. Guess that was ONE of the reasons BCR became my favorite place on earth. BUT… a TV for a tiger… LOL you guys have topped it..

     

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