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 […]

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 […]

Breeding Big Cats – FAQ Friday

Welcome back to another FAQ Friday where this month’s topic is breeding. There is no reason to breed tigers or any other wild cat for lives of confinement and deprivation. The only sanctioned international breeding plans for exotic cats are called Species Survival plans and they are only carried out by accredited zoos. None of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rescuing 2 Bobcats From An Alabama Zoo – Part 2

Part one left off just as the rescuers were about to net the two Bobcats. Let’s see what happens next. She would want to go in. Just let her hide in the corner and we’ll concentrate on one at a time. Yeah, oh you got it, put yours on top step on it, there you […]

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, […]

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 […]