Collaring a Cat | Big Cat Week

RESEARCHER: We are putting radio collars in these cats because it’s a really good way to follow them. The collar is not a problem for a jaguar. They are quite light. It’s not the prettiest technology but it’s really, really efficient technology. NARRATOR: First, Esperanza gets a full health check. Jaguars have the most powerful […]

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 […]

Big Cat Briefing 2019 09 09

Hey all you cool cats and kittens, it’s Carole at Big Cat Rescue, and today I have a coordinator a report from Angie Gabor. She says, “Another scorcher today. We were a lean team, but an awesome one. Many thanks to the great Sunday Red Team. Mai, Deidre, Stephanie, and Candice. They took great care […]

Big Cat Briefing 12 24 2019

Hey all you cool cats and kittens, it’s Carole at Big Cat Rescue, and I’m wearing my coat because we’ve had the screen door open today, its 61° outside but it’s kind of a wet, misty, almost like you would expect snow to be, except you know everything is all like gray. And I tried […]

A Landscape of Fear | Big Cat Week

NARRATOR: Lions are awkward in the trees. But on solid ground, they’ll not only steal from other predators, they’ll go out of their way to take them out. Even the much smaller wild dog is seen as competition, and competition must be destroyed. [birds chirping] Wild dogs generally do whatever they can to stay out […]

Q&A with Carole~Sapphire Tiger has been Naughty~8.4.2019

VIDEO LINK https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ew9MFZK3NU&t=1s 0:00:00.140,0:00:05.100 Hey, all you cool cats and kittens it’s 0:00:02.700,0:00:07.950 Carole at Big Cat Rescue and Sapphire has 0:00:05.100,0:00:15.000 been a naughty naughty tiger. What did 0:00:07.950,0:00:20.960 you do? That’s why you can’t have nice 0:00:15.000,0:00:23.430 things, you know. I looked at her ball 0:00:20.960,0:00:31.410 yesterday and thought she’s really 0:00:23.430,0:00:41.690 digging […]

Hurricane Dorian Preparation at Big Cat Rescue~8.29.2019

Hey all you cool cats and kittens, It’s Carole at Big Cat Rescue and with hurricane Dorian bearing down on Florida I thought you guys might want to hear from our Operations Managers what we do to prepare for hurricanes. This is all on our website in a lot more detail than you probably want […]

Killers in Training | Big Cat Week

NARRATOR: These cubs have ringside seats for a gruesome show, a buffalo hunt. Silent assassins take their places to surround the herd. And the game begins. The lead females test the herd. They need to single out a target. The cubs must stay clear and watch. Shoulder to shoulder, the buffalo form a defensive wall. […]

Today’s Big Cat Briefing is a REALLY IMPORTANT one Nov 19 2019

Hey all you cool cats and kittens, it’s Carole at Big Cat Rescue and I just want to remind you that Giving Tuesday is December 3rd and early donations begin today, November 19th with a $25,000 match. Giving Tuesday, the annual 24 hour global online fundraising event is to kick off the holiday season of […]