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Cougar – Florida Panther – Marilyn

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“Marilyn”, a high percentage cougar is boarded at Bear Creek through one of our volunteers. She was rescued from an overpopulated cat “zoo” that folded. She enjoys living near other similar species in the Florida Panther compound.

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Florida Panther – Thatcher

florida panther thatcher “Thatcher”, was obtained to become Dani’s mate, but quite frankly, she scared him! He has the scars to prove it! He removed himself from the breeding pool to pursue less stressful activities. He is very laid back and can usually be seen on top of his hut waiting to be admired and given a scratch or two.

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Florida Panther – Saint

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“Saint”, began his work in television and print. A much sought after and highly skilled model, he was trained by the organization that trains cats for Jim Fowler and other celebrities. After a rewarding career, he retired from the stress and travel associated with being an ambassador for the Florida Panther species. He enjoys life at Bear Creek with his mate, “Dani”.

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Siberian Lynx

(lynx lynx)

siberian lynx

Our Hero, a Siberian Lynx was rescued from a fur farm in Nova Scotia. He was only a number, and survived because we was a good breeder. He was rescued from the fur trade to live out his life here at BCFC. World wide efforts to eliminate the sale of fur have dwindled the demand for the pelt of this beautiful creature. He has two female companions. Natasha was in a roadside attraction and was rescued when that venture failed. Shakira was another Texan whose owner’s failing health forced her to re-home Shakira with us.

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