Big Cat Rescue

Big Cat Rescue is an up-close look at the day-to-day operations, conservation efforts and the more than 100 feline residents of "Big Cat Rescue" in Tampa, Florida. This series will document their play, educate about conservation and show a side of the majestic animals you've never seen before.

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  • Jumanji leopard gives you an up close look at how operant conditioning works at Big Cat Rescue. Using these techniques of...

    Jumanji Leopard Operant Conditioning GoPro

    Jumanji leopard gives you an up close look at how operant conditioning works at Big Cat Rescue. Using these techniques of positive reenforcement, keepers are able to help vets examine the cats from...

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  • Thanks to all our followers for getting us to the half-million mark! We made this video with the Enrichment Committee and...

    Aspen Cougar Celebrates 500K Facebook Followers

    Thanks to all our followers for getting us to the half-million mark! We made this video with the Enrichment Committee and Ashton cougar just for you. Thanks as well to all our supporters who donate...

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  • Big Cat Rescue brings in Kali the tiger from her former Georgia home. This big girl was cared for by her owner for years...

    Kali the Tiger's Rescue

    Big Cat Rescue brings in Kali the tiger from her former Georgia home. This big girl was cared for by her owner for years until it got too expensive for him to feed her and maintain her enclosure to...

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  • Big Cat Rescue performs a much needed rescue for Mickey the cougar as well as several other animals on an Alabama property...

    Mickey Cougar Gets Rescued

    Big Cat Rescue performs a much needed rescue for Mickey the cougar as well as several other animals on an Alabama property. Mickey is found to have been neglected to the point that his ACLs have...

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  • Windsong Memorial Hospital - Help us make this dream a reality! http://www.razoo.com/story/NewHospital

    Windsong Memorial Hospital

    Windsong Memorial Hospital - Help us make this dream a reality! http://www.razoo.com/story/NewHospital

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  • Big Cat Rescue rescued a lame cougar named Mickey from a rundown backyard zoo in Alabama.

    Cougar Rescued from Backyard Zoo!

    Big Cat Rescue rescued a lame cougar named Mickey from a rundown backyard zoo in Alabama.

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  • How do you know a good pet from a bad pet?  Here are a few clues. #GoodPetsBadPets by T.O. Lawrence...

    Good Pets Bad Pets

    How do you know a good pet from a bad pet? Here are a few clues. #GoodPetsBadPets by T.O. Lawrence http://www.cinephilesanon.com/

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  • Did you know it's legal to own tigers and lions in over half of the USA? ... These cats are born into a life of misery and...

    Pet FREAKIN' Tigers!

    Did you know it's legal to own tigers and lions in over half of the USA? ... These cats are born into a life of misery and many of them end up in the black market where they are killed for their body...

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  • Canyon & Genie our sand cats recently turned 14 years old and what does every sand cat want for it's birthday? SAND of...

    Sand Cat Birthday Party!

    Canyon & Genie our sand cats recently turned 14 years old and what does every sand cat want for it's birthday? SAND of course! Canyon and Genie both got nice fresh sand in their enclosures along with...

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  • Tigers are endangered... The wild tiger population has dropped 97% over the last hundred years, with only a few thousand...

    Can We Save the Tiger?

    Tigers are endangered... The wild tiger population has dropped 97% over the last hundred years, with only a few thousand remaining in the wild we must act immediately to save this incredible species.

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  • We all know domestic cats don't really like water? But what about tigers, lions and leopards? ... We decided to give kid's...

    Do Big Cats Like Water?

    We all know domestic cats don't really like water? But what about tigers, lions and leopards? ... We decided to give kid's pools to some of our cats to find out!

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  • Shot 100% on GoPro - Feeding cougars from the perspective of the animal caretakers at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, Florida. You...

    GoPro: Feeding Cougars

    Shot 100% on GoPro - Feeding cougars from the perspective of the animal caretakers at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, Florida. You can see how quickly their demeanor can change once food is involved, these...

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  • Despite our best efforts, it was time to say goodbye to Kimba... In her short time here at the sanctuary this sweet girl had...

    Tiger Medical Exam - Farewell Kimba

    Despite our best efforts, it was time to say goodbye to Kimba... In her short time here at the sanctuary this sweet girl had a big impact on BCR staff and volunteers. After all she had been through...

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  • How do lions, tigers and leopards stay cool and refreshed during the summer? ... Big Cat Popsicles of course!

As part of...

    Big Cat Popsicles!

    How do lions, tigers and leopards stay cool and refreshed during the summer? ... Big Cat Popsicles of course! As part of our enrichment program at Big Cat Rescue we make our residents frozen...

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  • Millions of cats, kittens, dogs and puppies are killed in shelters each year because they are deemed non adoptable... Often...

    Foster Kitten Program

    Millions of cats, kittens, dogs and puppies are killed in shelters each year because they are deemed non adoptable... Often it's because the kittens and puppies are still nursing, or because the...

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  • Big Cat Rescue saved 3 starving tigers from a New York "sanctuary" after they lost their USDA license and the animals were...

    3 Tigers Rescued from NY Sanctuary

    Big Cat Rescue saved 3 starving tigers from a New York "sanctuary" after they lost their USDA license and the animals were confiscated by the Sheriff's Department... There are an estimated 10,000...

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  • Reno the leopard loves mens body spray and can't get enough of the smell! We use many different perfumes and sprays to add...

    Leopard Loves Mens Body Spray!

    Reno the leopard loves mens body spray and can't get enough of the smell! We use many different perfumes and sprays to add to enrichment items the cats love to play with and destroy! :)

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  • Mac the cougar "talking" with the cameraman...

    Cougar Talk...

    Mac the cougar "talking" with the cameraman...

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  • Big Cats Make Bad Pets! Cheyenne (5 years old) visited Big Cat Rescue for the first time, learned about the sanctuary's...

    I Don't Want a Pet Tiger!

    Big Cats Make Bad Pets! Cheyenne (5 years old) visited Big Cat Rescue for the first time, learned about the sanctuary's mission and why tigers and lions DON'T belong in backyards!

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  • What's the difference between a house cat and a tiger?

    House Cats/Tigers - Similarities between Domestic/Exotic?

    What's the difference between a house cat and a tiger?

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