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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’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 …


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 …


Painting of a Lynx – “My Favorite Animals” Series – #10

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 …


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 …


BIG CATS vs Laser Pointers!

White Tigers – Get The FACTS!

White Tigers – Get The FACTS!

There are many misconceptions about white tigers. They’ve been called snow tigers, endangered and their own species. None of these labels are correct. White tigers are not their own species but rather the result of a double recessive gene that results in a condition called leucism. Leucism takes away from the tiger’s pigmentation giving them …



Meat + Big Cat Enrichment – FAQ Friday

Meat + Big Cat Enrichment – FAQ Friday

Hey, everyone, and welcome to another one of Big Cat Rescue’s FAQ Fridays. I know you’ve probably seen videos of our cats having a ball with their enrichment. Whether they’re batting around pinatas or kicking and tearing up boxes, our big cats know how to have a good time. So now many of you ask, …