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 […]

Leopard Lady Living With Wild Cats | BEAST BUDDIES

BABETTE DE JONGE: I just go in naturally and I see how they behave, and if it’s nice, it’s fine I am staying. Otherwise I go out and the game is over, you know. COMM: For Babette De Jonge, there is only one way to kick off her day. BABETTE DE JONGE: So it’s nice […]

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 […]

A Tribute To A Lion King

Cameron the lion was rescued in 2004 with his white tiger companion Zabu from a run-down roadside zoo. The odd couple were raised together by the zoo in hopes of crossbreeding liger cubs. He came to the sanctuary skin and bones and it was up to us to turn his life around and give him […]

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 […]

Feeding Snacks To Big Cats – FAQ Friday

Hey, everyone, and thank you for tuning in to another one of Big Cat Rescue’s FAQ Fridays. You may have already seen our viral video, “Big Cats Getting Snacks.” [Music] Come here. [Laughter] Here, Simba! A common question we get from this video is, “how does the meat stay on the stick?” Well, I’m about […]

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 […]

Rescuing 2 Bobcats From An Alabama Zoo – Part 2

Part one left off just as the rescuers were about to net the two Bobcats. Let’s see what happens next. She would want to go in. Just let her hide in the corner and we’ll concentrate on one at a time. Yeah, oh you got it, put yours on top step on it, there you […]

A Special Bobcat Update – Part 1

[Noise] [Medical Machinery] [Machines beeping] We did some X-rays on Flint and unfortunately, which we’ve already known, he’s had multiple orthopedic issues. They definitely don’t seem to be, I would say, resolving. He seems to be acquiring more, whether it’s from previous nutrition or he was born with some type of deficiency. He had multiple […]