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What Is Big Cat Rescue About?!

What Is Big Cat Rescue About?!

[Music] Big Cat Rescue started in 1992 with the rescue of a single Bobcat named Wind Song. But then people started calling and saying, “Would you take my Lion? Would you take my Tiger”? I’m like, “what are you guys doing with lions and tigers”? So that was how it morphed into what it is …


Lion And Tiger Cubs Feat. Jackson Galaxy

Lion And Tiger Cubs Feat. Jackson Galaxy

Hi, friends, this is Jackson Galaxy. They call me the ‘Cat Daddy,’ which means “I love cats,” but, all of them, not just the small cats, I love big cats. You know, really big cats! Lions and tigers. All of the big cat species. And that’s why I’m here today because I want to talk …


Vegan Big Cats? – FAQ Friday

Hey everyone, Afton here from Big Cat Rescue and welcome to another FAQ Friday. As pumpkin season approaches, I think all the questions and comments I get when you watch videos of our big cats interacting with melons and pumpkins wondering… are we trying to make our big cats vegan? No, silly! We know our …


Lion and Tiger’s Truth

Lion and Tiger’s Truth

Every day my life feels like a narration, it’s filled with starvation and humiliation as I think back to how I got here I’m reminded of my mother. Oh that sweet smell, I never got to see her, I was thrown away by humans they made me survive, I don’t even know if she’s still …


Big Cats Getting Live Prey – FAQ Friday

Big Cats Getting Live Prey – FAQ Friday

Hey everyone and thank you for tuning into one of Big Cat Rescue’s Fact Friday! Today I’m going to tell you three reasons why we don’t give our big cats live prey. Number one; Our tigers, lions, leopards, cougars, and other wild cats will never be suitable for release into the wild. Therefore there is …


Cooking For Big Cats – FAQ Friday

Cooking For Big Cats – FAQ Friday

Hey everyone Afton here with another FAQ Friday. We frequently get asked why we don’t cook the meat for the big cats. Big cats are carnivores and they’re designed for an all raw meat diet. Cooking the meat actually loses its nutritional value to them and consuming cook bones can be harmful. Bones are very …


Tiger Has A Close Call

Back in May, Keisha the tiger who is now 18 years old was not eating and acting strange stumbling around her cage or hiding in her den. In 2015 Keisha was diagnosed with high blood pressure that we have been treating with medication, but if she was not eating she wasn’t getting her meds and …


Special Kittens – Different Is Better

Hi everybody, this is Kitten Karma and I’d like to tell you about some very special kittens we’re going to be bringing into the Cabana shortly. They have a condition called cerebellar hypoplasia and this is a condition that happens in utero when the cerebellum fails to develop properly. The cerebellum is a part of …


What Happens When The Cats Pass Away? – FAQ Friday

What Happens When The Cats Pass Away? – FAQ Friday

Since the early 90s Big Cat Rescue has rescued hundreds of big cats. We specialize in the care of geriatric and impaired big cats that were left unwanted or were no longer profitable to their former owners. Most exotic cats live between ages 10 and 12 years but with exceptional care we have the capability …


Sweet Old Lady Bobcat

Meet the sweet Bobcat Tom Tom. She is one of four from our latest rescue in California. She was the first of the group to settle in comfortably in her new home here at the sanctuary. When she arrived, her coat was matted, we suspected that she had some eye issues and most likely some …