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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

Is That A House Cat? – FAQ Friday

Hello viewers and welcome back to another FAQ Friday. When I say wild cat or exotic cat you most likely are thinking of tigers, lions, leopards, jaguars, cheetahs and cougars. We get asked a lot in our videos if our smaller species of cats are house cats, but did you know there are more than […]

Big Cats Eating Bones? – FAQ Friday

Hello, again, and welcome to another FAQ Friday. Many of you watch our Thanksgiving videos of our big cats getting whole turkeys and wonder, “Do the big cats eat bones?” And yes, yes they do. In the wild, big cats would eat bones, so it’s important that our big cat residents eat bones, as well. […]

Ex Circus Tiger Starts New Life At Florida Sanctuary

LADY: Yeah! Good job, everyone. COMM: This is Hoover, a tiger who for most of his life was kept captive at a travelling circus in Peru. Forced to perform for the public and live in a tiny cage. Now he is travelling to a very different location. COMM: A rescue center in Florida. COMM: In […]

Truth About Circus Tigers in 3D

Hoover is a beautiful 15-year-old male tiger that lives at Big Cat Rescue. He spends his days relaxing in his beautiful cat-a-tat. Under the shade of his trees, he truly enjoys this paradise. Here, he’s respected and loved. Unfortunately, this is not where his story began. For the first 12 years of his life, he […]

Foster Kitten Program Reaches 500th Kitten!

Big Cat Rescue has been partnered with the Humane Society of Tampa Bay for over four years now with our foster kitten program. On June 8th, 2017, Big Cat Rescue went in to pick up a mother cat with a litter of five kittens consisting of the 500th kitten to be fostered by the sanctuary. […]

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 […]

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 […]