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 […]

Big Cat Briefing Aug 26 2019

Hey, all you cool cats and kittens. It’s Carole at Big Cat Rescue. And tomorrow, Wondery will be releasing six episodes of a podcast called “Over My Dead Body.” The series will be entitled “Joe Exotic.” You can access them through Apple podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Castbox, or through Wondery.com. Starting tomorrow, one episode will be […]

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 […]

Breeding Big Cats – FAQ Friday

Welcome back to another FAQ Friday where this month’s topic is breeding. There is no reason to breed tigers or any other wild cat for lives of confinement and deprivation. The only sanctioned international breeding plans for exotic cats are called Species Survival plans and they are only carried out by accredited zoos. None of […]

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 […]

Rescued Tiger Celebrates 21st Birthday With Loved Ones | The Dodo Party Animals

[SINGING] Happy birthday to you… [SINGING] Happy birthday dear Zeus, happy birthday to you. [APPLAUSE] Today is Zeus’ 21st birthday. In the wild, tigers usually only live to be ten or 12. And at most other facilities, that’s what we see as well. A ten-year-old tiger is roughly a 60-year-old person. When they get to […]

Big Cat Rescue Flash Briefing 09 24 2019

Hey all you cool cats and kittens, it’s Carole at Big Cat Rescue. Today I have a coordinator report from Erin Carden who says, “Today was great! Tom Tom the Bobcats saw Dr. Justin this morning and had two bad teeth removed. Abby weed eated around both hospitals, we definitely needed it. With all the […]

Sneak Peak: Behind The Scenes- Video Making

Big Cat Rescue here in Tampa, Florida and we’re doing a little behind-the-scenes of making a video that we have for Fall. So here we’re gonna be with Ares, Artemis and Orion, they’re three Cougars. Um siblings, one female and two males. Little preview, it smells like it to. So the fun part is fitting […]

Big Cat Rescue walkabout to see Tigers, Lion, Leopards 10 15 2019

Hi Tutters! Good morning everybody, it’s Brittany at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, Florida. Morning, Noor. Hi Angie. Oh, big stretches, big stretches. This is King Tut; he’s a Savannah cat. Hi Rochelle. [Wind] Good morning, Cynthia. Hi Val. Good morning, Shelly. So, today is day two of Panacur. Hey Andy. Panacur is a quarterly […]