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Quinton Aaron Visits Big Cat Rescue!

I thought I was a big guy, but I got nothing on these guys. Andre and Arthur are two tigers that live here at Big Cat Rescue, a non-profit educational sanctuary in Tampa, Florida, which is home to over a hundred exotic cats. Many of these cats have been abandoned, abused, orphaned, and retired from …


BIG Tiger With A BIG Personality

Meet Dutchess, an 11-year-old female tiger. Hi [chuff] hi [chuff] Dutchess arrived at Big Cat Rescue in August of 2015 with two other tigers and a black leopard, after being confiscated from their owner. They stayed here under our witness protection program while their court case was still in litigation. But now after four years, …


Big Cat Briefing – November 18, 2019

Big Cat Briefing – November 18, 2019

Hey all you cool cats and kittens it’s Carole at Big Cat Rescue, and today’s coordinator report is from Angie Gabor, who says, “It was a chilly one today. We had awesome volunteers that came out in the cold to help us take care of the cats. Great thanks to Deidre, Stephanie, Mai, Nikki, Brittany, …



Help Build New Wild Cat Enclosure!

This episode is sponsored by Rachael Ray Nutrish, natural food for cats. In 2013, thanks to your generous donations, we were able to construct our 2.5-acre Vacation Rotation enclosure. Since then, so many of our residents have had the opportunity to run wild in this amazing area, splash around and cool off in the pond, …


Ares, Orion, Artemis going on Funcation & getting Thanksgiving enrichment! Giving Tuesday

Ares, Orion, Artemis going on Funcation & getting Thanksgiving enrichment! Giving Tuesday

[Laughter] [Laughter] [chirps at cat] Are we going on an adventure, boys? Yeah! Hi. All right, welcome back, everybody. Last live of the day. Ares and Orion here, and sister Artemis, who ran the other direction, are gonna go on Funcation. And when they get to Funcation, they have some building blocks that say “Give …


Big Cats And Cold Weather

Being in Florida, we’re used to having some pretty mild winters, but this year it’s been unexpectedly freezing, literally! So what is it that we do when it’s unusually cold? First we bring in our smallest animal. He is the only non cat species we have here to reside at Big Cat Rescue. Babycakes the …


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 …


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 …