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 […]

Tiger Splash: Keepers Swim And Play With Fully Grown Big Cats

00:00 The tigers have to make a decision whether they are going to hunt us and eat us or whether they are just going to play with us, as a companion. 00:12 COMM: Tigers are renowned for their power, skill and speed when taking down their prey. And this group of animal lovers takes the […]

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 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 […]

Big Cat Rescue Priya Tiger goes on vacation 12 13 2018

Hey everybody, this is Brittany at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa Florida, and what you are looking at here, is a lot of our volunteers and interns and our coordinator today Lauren Grant. They have just put two Christmas trees into the vacation rotation enclosure. They mowed and made everything nice and lovely. The next […]

A Tribute To A One Of A Kind Tiger

On April 23rd 2016, Big Cat Rescuers anxiously awaited for the arrival of our newest rescue and birthday boy, Hoover the tiger. Through the collaborating efforts of two amazing organizations, Animal Defenders International and Big Cat Rescue, we were able to provide Hoover with a life of retirement he truly deserved. [Music] Little did Hoover […]

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 […]

BONSAI KITTEN – BEHIND THE DREAMS #3 -Tour Diary KEMPENER POP

Hey Marleen, did you buy yourself coffee? No! I “gave” it to me…. My funniest moment was when I went to our merchandise table and a bunch of kids were waiting to get my autograph before we even played!

BACKYARD TIGERS! – Big Cat TV

Everybody knows about our recent rescues in Mississippi, where we brought two tigers and a liger back to Big Cat Rescue from not-so-great conditions. I want to introduce you to the two tigers, today, and that’s a male tiger named Alex, and the female’s name is Cookie. Now, the liger, you’re gonna have to wait […]