Feline Rescue

Kitten Development & Care

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 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, …


What is Big Cat Rescue?

What is Big Cat Rescue?

Tampa’s Big Cat Rescue is home to over 100 exotic cats. Our goal is to provide the animals in our care with the best life possible in captivity. Our long-term goal is to educate the public about the plight of these beautiful cats, both in captivity and in the wild. We stress conservation and habitat …


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 …


Saving Bhakti the Lynx

Bhakti is a five-year-old female lynx that presented to ACCESS for further evaluation of hind limb ataxia and weakness and she wasn’t able to jump, run, or play and her owners were contemplating humane euthanasia due to how diminished her quality of was. She initially saw Dr. O’Neill at our practice who eventually did an …


3D Keisha Tiger Rescue Story

3D Keisha Tiger Rescue Story

The heartbreaking rescue of Keisha. Keisha the tiger was born in 2000 at a pseudo sanctuary in Sinclairville, New York. While the website proclaimed it to be a sanctuary, in fact all but one of the 11 tigers had been bred for use as pay-to-play props. Keisha was rescued with Zeus and Kimba. According to …


It’s time for pumpkin enrichment with Sapphire Tiger! 10 24 2019

It’s time for pumpkin enrichment with Sapphire Tiger! 10 24 2019

You’re ready, aren’t you, sir? All right, everybody, welcome back. It’s Jinx the black leopard, getting his very special pumpkin. He’s just waiting for everybody to be in place. He’s ready. Yeah, I’m gonna go, and I’m gonna go low… [Radio] [Radio] Yeah, it’s cold. It’s icy. That gray whisker’s fantastic. Where you going, silly? …


Q&A at Big Cat Rescue to see tigers, lion & leopards 09 19 2019

Q&A at Big Cat Rescue to see tigers, lion & leopards 09 19 2019

Good morning Bud Bud! Hi Hoover! Morning Hoover! Good morning everybody, this is Brittany at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, Florida and this is Hoover Tiger. Hey everybody! Hi Robin, hi Deanne, Noor and Angie. Good morning Casey. So, I had promised you guys because the last two days, we’ve just been walking around looking …


VR Interactive Hero Journey Save Wildcats

VR Interactive Hero Journey Save Wildcats

After seeing the installation at The Void at Disney Springs, I have an idea. Er, I apologize for this unsolicited advice, and of course you know I’m biased, because I really want Virtual Reality to protect Tigers in the wild. But I think that this might appeal to a certain percentage of people who, one, …