Visit The Big Cats – FAQ Friday

It’s that time again time for another FAQ Friday. Big Cat Rescue is one of the largest accredited sanctuaries in the world dedicated to abused and abandoned big cats. We give home to lions, tigers, bobcats, cougars and other species. Most who have been abandoned,abused,orphaned saved from being turned into fur coats or retired from […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Draw My Life – Tiger Edition

Hi Everyone, my name’s Tony. I’m a pet tiger. I was born here in America, although I’m not sure exactly where, or actually when. I remember I could feel my brothers and sisters, lying next to me, and I could smell my mom nearby, but then, we were taken away from her and I never […]

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 […]

Are lions the most intelligent cat?

“So…here looks good.” Natalia has designed a puzzle for the cats to solve. A lion must work out how to open a door, then reach her head inside to get a reward. “Good.” There’s nothing like this in nature, so to Jenny the Lion it’s a Rubix cube. “And if the lions come you just […]

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. […]