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“Animal Guy” Scott’s favorite cats – Big Cat TV

“Animal Guy” Scott’s favorite cats – Big Cat TV

As a staff member of Big Cat Rescue, so often, people say, “which is your favorite cat” or “who do you like best” and it’s so tough that’s like picking which one of your kids you like the best. So, today we’re going to take a quick tour and we’re just going to go look …


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, …



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 …


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 …


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 …


Tiger Feeding Facts (Thanksgiving Edition!)

Tiger Feeding Facts (Thanksgiving Edition!)

Tigers in the wild can eat over 80 pounds of meat in a single sitting. Though they’ll eat anything from an elephant to termites, today we will be seeing how they take on a Thanksgiving turkey. Tigers usually sneak up on their prey from behind, hold it down with their paws, and latch on to …


Tiger Has A Close Call

Back in May, Keisha the tiger who is now 18 years old was not eating and acting strange stumbling around her cage or hiding in her den. In 2015 Keisha was diagnosed with high blood pressure that we have been treating with medication, but if she was not eating she wasn’t getting her meds and …


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? …


What Happens When The Cats Pass Away? – FAQ Friday

What Happens When The Cats Pass Away? – FAQ Friday

Since the early 90s Big Cat Rescue has rescued hundreds of big cats. We specialize in the care of geriatric and impaired big cats that were left unwanted or were no longer profitable to their former owners. Most exotic cats live between ages 10 and 12 years but with exceptional care we have the capability …