Big Cats And Scent Glands – FAQ Friday

[Cat noise] This year we’ll be doing FAQ Fridays! Where once a month we’ll take frequently asked questions and answer them for you. Today’s questions have the same topic. They are “Why do the cats rub their faces on their enrichment”? also, “Why do the cats rub on the side of the enclosure? Does that […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jaguar VS Leopard – FAQ Friday

Hey everyone and welcome to another one of Big Cat Rescues fact Fridays. Many of you have a hard time telling the difference between a Jaguar and a Leopard, but Manny and I are here to help you out. Their coloring and markings are so similar that it is difficult for people to distinguish them. […]

Volunteer Shirt Colors At Big Cat Rescue – FAQ Friday

Hey Everyone, and welcome to Fact Friday. You may notice in our videos that our volunteers come in an assortment of colors, but what do these colors mean anyway? Our volunteer program is divided into two departments, Partners who take care of the gift shop and Keepers who take care of the big cats. We’re […]

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, […]

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 […]

Big Cats Getting Live Prey – FAQ Friday

Hey everyone and thank you for tuning into one of Big Cat Rescue’s Fact Friday! Today I’m going to tell you three reasons why we don’t give our big cats live prey. Number one; Our tigers, lions, leopards, cougars, and other wild cats will never be suitable for release into the wild. Therefore there is […]