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  • Man Caught Trafficking Rare And Endangered Exotic Cats Into The U.S.

    U.S. law restricts the trade of exotic animals for good reason. These are the animals that are born to be wild and free, but for one reason or another, humans seek them out as pets. There are extremely few scenarios where exotic animals can live safely and happily in the human world. A rescue puma […] More

  • Simply Stunning Rare Big Cat Caught On Camera

    George Turner is a gifted wildlife photographer who excels at capturing animals in their natural state. Earlier this year when exploring the native wildlife of Tanzania on the Namiri Plains-Asilia Africa, he stumbled upon a most beautiful sight: a pure black African serval cat. The image of this rare big cat is simply stunning, and […] More

  • Witness Protection For 4 Big Cats FINALLY Ends After Years Of Secrecy!

    HUGE NEWS about Big Cat Rescue’s “Witness Protection” Cats!! ALMOST FOUR YEARS…that is how long Big Cat Rescue has waited to officially introduce four big cats. They were seized in 2015 from Ohio’s Tiger Ridge Exotics roadside zoo and owner/operator Kenny Hetrick by the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA). We are so excited for you, […] More

  • Man Captures “Rare” Lynx Right In His Own Backyard!

    For the past 40+ years, farmer Joe McCoy has greatly enjoyed the peace and quiet at his home on the lower peninsula of Michigan. His backyard is surrounded by nature and filled with and magical encounters. It wasn’t until just this week when a few of his geese were killed that he suspected trouble. He […] More

  • How Not To Wake Up A Lioness!

    Listen. I may snore, drool or do any of the other embarrassing things we do when we sleep. But that means I am sleeping GOOD. And no one better wake me up because no good can come of it! It’s these desirable and precious moments that often end sooner than we’d like though. Likewise, that […] More

  • RARE FOOTAGE! The Forest Diaries: Strange Tales from the Candian Lynx

    Two Canadian Lynx were found on the side of the road in Ontario, “revving their engines” at each other. This footage of these rare big cats is so shocking and amazing, even experts aren’t 100% sure what is transpiring. Sometimes you just want to scream and yell. Perhaps you are so irritated, the slightest comments […] More

  • BIG Cat Sanctuaries That Deserve Your Support

    Marmalade is a tiny tiger, and Cole is our house panther, and they care about real tigers and big cats that aren’t as lucky as they are. Some people think big cats like lions, tigers, and panthers make great pets and keep them locked in cages. Others abuse these animals in circuses, never letting them […] More

  • Big Cats vs. Easter Eggs!

    Just like their miniature cousins, big cats occasionally like to release their rambunctious inner child through exploration and adventures. Although we can’t join in their fun directly, we can certainly enjoy their crazy antics from a safe distance! Check out these delightful big cats living at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, Florida as they hunt down […] More

  • The BIG Cat Problem!

    Almost every day when I login to Facebook I see posts about big cats… some are about important conservation issues and I love the fact that social media sites provide people the platform to give these animals a voice and help make positive changes. But the majority of the posts I see are usually cute stories […] More