Extinct Species in Israel, Sand Cat Kittens Emerge at Zoo Tel Aviv


by Love Meow on Oct 22nd, 2012 | 13 Comments

A litter of wriggly Sand Cat kittens were born at Zoo Tel Aviv Ramat-Gan in Israel early in August this year. It was great news to the zoo keepers since these tiny wild cats are extinct in the wild in Israel and gradually going on a decline in their native habitats in Asia and North Africa according [...]

World’s Smallest Wild Cats, Rusty-Spotted Cats, Make Appearance in Berlin


by Love Meow on Oct 8th, 2012 | 41 Comments

For the first time in the 168 years of history of the Berlin zoo, they welcomed their first Rusty-Spotted Cats, the world’s smallest wild cats, weighing merely 2.0 to 3.5 lbs (0.9 to 1.6 kg) as adults according to zooborns. The two little Rusty-Spotted kittens were born on August 5 and have been nursing in their [...]

Zoo Handrears Black-footed Kitten Back to Health


by Love Meow on Apr 11th, 2012 | 36 Comments

A black-footed cat born on Feb 14, was a first for Brookfield Zoo in Illinois. “Hours after his birth, Animal programs staff became concerned about the male kitten’s well-being… To ensure that he had a chance for survival, staff quickly decided to intervene and handrear the kitten at the Chicago Zoological Society’s Animal Hospital, where he [...]

Rufus the Blind Bobcat Kitten


by Love Meow on Mar 16th, 2012 | 18 Comments

Rufus the blind bobcat kitten made it safely at Big Cat Rescue sanctuary where he is given a lot of love, food and a permanent home. Rufus is a rescue bobcat. You can read more about him here and watch him on live cam here.

House Cat Nurses Orphaned Bobcat Kittens


by Love Meow on Apr 29th, 2010 | 22 Comments

Three newborn bobcat kittens were found in the woods of Alabama, but they were given a second chance by a black and white house cat named Bobbi. These 2-week-old wild kittens were brought into Big Cat Rescue in Tampa by Jamie Veronica who drove almost 24 hours on the road even barreling through rainstorms after [...]

Lynx and Russian Cat Best Buddies


by Love Meow on Feb 25th, 2010 | 23 Comments

In Leningrad (St Petersburg) Zoo, the oldest zoo in Russia, an European Lynx had a frequent visitor who befriended the big wild cat and now they are practically living together. This visitor is a calico cat who has bonded with the Lynx ever since the day she entered the enclosure. According to the local people, [...]

Endangered Sand Cats Now Can be Seen at Cincinnati Zoo


by Love Meow on Jan 22nd, 2010 | 4 Comments

Sand cats are one of the smallest wild cats in the world. They are also an endangered species. Though big wild cats usually are seen at the zoo, the Cincinnati Zoo has been the most recognizable zoo in the US that shows and breeds Sand cats. Sand cats are very adorable. They are smaller than [...]

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