Feline Rescue

Kitten Development & Care

The Big Cat Doctor Performs Life-Saving Surgery

DR JUSTIN BOORSTEIN: I get asked what it feels like to be that close to a big cat. It’s intimidating and scary. COMM: Unlike most vets, Dr. Justin Boorstein spends much of his time looking after cats that are a little bit bigger than your average furry feline. DR JUSTIN BOORSTEIN: Yeah, so when I …


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 …


Natalia Amur Leopard Snacks Ops Mgr 2018 02 19

Natalia Amur Leopard Snacks Ops Mgr 2018 02 19

Hey everyone we’re here with Katherine and Natalia. Natalia is a very rare Amur leopard. And you can see she’s very fluffy. Most leopards are not so fluffy. She’s very excited about these snacks. Very excited about the snacks. I’m Thinking leopards might be like your favorite animal. They are my favorite animal. What makes …


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 …


Dutchess Tiger is getting some fun fall enrichment! 10 10 2019

Dutchess Tiger is getting some fun fall enrichment! 10 10 2019

Are you gonna have a lot of fun? Hello everyone, it’s Brittany at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, Florida, and today we’re handing out some of the fall enrichment that our enrichment committee puts together. And so, Dutchess is who we’re at, right now. So, she’s currently in her roof section, and here in a …


Caturday Bonus Tour!! 10 5 2019

Caturday Bonus Tour!! 10 5 2019

Alright, I think we did it on the first try! I’m just kidding, it took like 10 tries but I think it’s up and running. Give me just a moment, I’m going to queue up the live stream here so I can see all you great people. And… Yay! There we go. Okay, so what …


Morning Walkabout with Carole and the cats at Big Cat Rescue 09 27 2019

Morning Walkabout with Carole and the cats at Big Cat Rescue 09 27 2019

Hey all you cool cats and kittens, it’s Carole at Big Cat Rescue, and this beautiful tiger is Jasmine, who is trying desperately to get Hoover’s attention. Hoover is in his den over there. Jasmine’s chuffing and talking. Why won’t he pay you any attention, huh? You’re just such a beautiful tiger! I know, it’s …


Q&A at Big Cat Rescue Behind the scenes with TIGERS 09 26 2019

Q&A at Big Cat Rescue Behind the scenes with TIGERS 09 26 2019

Sorry, lady, wrong food cart! I know! You were chasin’ Mark with the wrong food cart! He’s feeding back; you gotta find the front feeder! Yes, you do! Hey, good morning, everybody. It’s Brittany at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, Florida, and this is Priya tiger. Hi, Elizabeth. Hi, Karen. Hi, Barbara. Good morning, Noor. …


Visit The Big Cats – FAQ Friday

It’s that time again time for another FAQ Friday. Big Cat Rescue is one of the largest accredited sanctuaries in the world dedicated to abused and abandoned big cats. We give home to lions, tigers, bobcats, cougars and other species. Most who have been abandoned,abused,orphaned saved from being turned into fur coats or retired from …