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New White Tiger At Big Cat Rescue

New White Tiger At Big Cat Rescue

Meet Sapphire a nine-year-old White Tiger. Like all white tigers, they are a product of inbreeding and have cross eyes to some extent. Unfortunately for Sapphire. hers are severely crossed. Sapphire arrived at Big Cat Rescue in August of 2015 with two other Tigers and a Black Leopard after being confiscated from their owner. They …


5 Servals Living In A Basement

5 Servals Living In A Basement

A woman in New York was battling cancer. Her sister had run off, leaving her with three children, ages 6 to 17, and her home was in foreclosure. She, also had five servals living in her basement. She would never be able to rent an apartment to keep her five servals, and was left with …


Pirate Invasion At Big Cat Rescue

Pirate Invasion At Big Cat Rescue

Hey Afton we’re already at the barn to hand out the enrichment. Don’t forget your gear and come to the front of the barn. We’ll see you soon. Okay I’ll be there in a few minutes. Can’t wait to see what they have planned for the spring themed enrichment. Thank goodness they’re not doing the …


Holiday Gifts For The Big Cats

3 Tigers + 1 Black Leopard Get A Forever Home

3 Tigers + 1 Black Leopard Get A Forever Home

Four years, that is how long Big Cat Rescue has waited to officially introduce our four big cats, which were seized in 2015 from Ohio’s Tiger Ridge Exotics roadside zoo and owner operator Kenny Hetrick by the Ohio Department of Agriculture. We are so excited for you to get to know these three precious female …


Sneak Peak: Behind The Scenes- Video Making

Sneak Peak: Behind The Scenes- Video Making

Big Cat Rescue here in Tampa, Florida and we’re doing a little behind-the-scenes of making a video that we have for Fall. So here we’re gonna be with Ares, Artemis and Orion, they’re three Cougars. Um siblings, one female and two males. Little preview, it smells like it to. So the fun part is fitting …


How To Work At Big Cat Rescue – FAQ Friday

How To Work At Big Cat Rescue – FAQ Friday

Oh many of you wonder what it takes to work here at Big Cat Rescue but what you may not know is that our sanctuary is ran by over a hundred volunteers. We have about 14 or so full-time paid staff members that take care of the administrative work. The staff members at Big Cat …


Crazy KITTENS!!!

Crazy KITTENS!!!

For the first time in our foster kitten program, we took in two mamma cats that were co-parenting their 10 kittens. [Music] These sweet and tiny innocent little kittens have gotten a little bigger and a little older, and well they’re not so innocent anymore. [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] Please support your local …


Declawing Is Cruel!

We have recently taken in three new cats that have been declawed. And people have gotten the misconception that we support the act of declawing or think that it is okay but that is far from the truth. We see declawing as an act of animal cruelty. Declawing is not just the removal of the …


A Special Bobcat Update – Part 1

A Special Bobcat Update – Part 1

[Noise] [Medical Machinery] [Machines beeping] We did some X-rays on Flint and unfortunately, which we’ve already known, he’s had multiple orthopedic issues. They definitely don’t seem to be, I would say, resolving. He seems to be acquiring more, whether it’s from previous nutrition or he was born with some type of deficiency. He had multiple …