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 […]

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 […]

Watch Our Big Cats LIVE!!

A lot of you like to follow us on our various social media sites, such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, just to name a few. But did you know you can watch our big cats live every day by visiting explore.org? Check out some of our live streaming webcams we have throughout our sanctuary. […]

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. […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘We Live With 220 Lions And Tigers’

LAUREN DROPLA: These guys are our kids. We love them and we’d do anything for them. JEFF LOWE: This is Lisa Marie. She is our maybe 14 month old golden tabby tiger. COMM: A year ago, Jeff moved from his luxurious home in Colorado to a cabin in the grounds of the Greater Wynnewood Exotic […]