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Turns Out Big Cats Are Obsessed With Calvin Klein's "Obsession" Perfume

Got some perfumes you didn't like as a Christmas gift? 

Well, instead of keeping them at your medicine cabinet forever, why don't you donate them to the Benham zoo who posted a call for donations on their website asking for "old or unwanted Xmas perfumes" as part of their big cat's enrichment programs to encourage tigers and leopards to express their natural behaviors. And yes, the preferred fragrance is "Obsession" by Calvin Klein.  






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Photographer Captures Intimate And Stunning Portraits Of Big Cats

Meet photographer extraordinaire, Mr Perou

Perou spent months working with The Big Cat Sanctuary in the UK, where he photographed big cats in hope to raise awareness about the animals at the sanctuary and their endangered wild cousins.

Perou created a 'lion's den,' using Siros lights and photographed the animals as he would rock stars, fashion models or actos.

The result? Simply eye-stopping and STUNNING.  You can follow his work on Instagram as well.

Prepare to be enchanted! 

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Via Beastly
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lion wrangler, Shandor Larenty, is a dedicated 24-year-old working night shifts at The Lion Park near Johannesburg, South Africa. While his friends are out partying and enjoying their teens, he is busy with his lions and hyenas up to the point he has no time for romantic relationships. As part of his "Dream job", as he call it, he mucks out hyenas, watches over sick lions or doing special night feeds with injured giraffes. While the work is quite demanding, he gets his daily affection from his big furry friends at the park. 

Video Credits:

Videographer / director: Nathan Pellow-Jarman

Producer: Liam Miller, Ruby Coote

Editor: Ross Dower

Via BBC Earth
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Big Cats are some of the most majestic - and adorable - creatures to grace the natural world. From Jaguars and Panthers to Lions and Tigers, BBC Earth with beautiful moments of these animals navigating life both in the wild and in captivity.

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Mr B. The Giant 26-Pound Chonky Cat Finds His Furever Home

The power of the internet! Mr. B. first made headlines when Morris Animal Refuge posted his image on Twitter, asking users if they could guess his weight, but more importantly, if anyone out there could provide this magnificent jumbo-sized cat a loving home? 

One user who saw the post instantly feel in love with Mr B (full name BeeJay), and reached out to Morris Animal Refuge to officially make him part of their family! Mr. B's new owners have already set up an Instagram account for those who need to get their Mr. B fix. They have also claimed that Mr. B has plenty to share and that he is doing great. 

Congrats, Mr. B!

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This Tiger in India Fled From The Monsoon And Took Refuge in Someone's Living Room

The feeling when you come home and there's a tiger taking a catnap in your living room...Amid flooding in Assam, India, a 200-pound (91-kg) tiger escaped from a wildlife park and found shelter in a nearby home. The Wildlife Trust India says it will ensure the tiger finds a safe passage home.


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14 Giant (And Small) Murder Voids That We're Currently Obsessed With

So many Bagheeras! And we love them all! Big or small, these murder voids are just too beautiful for words. Here are some of their greatest pics that will leave you staring at your screen in awe at their majestic beauty, and in aww at their cuteness! 

If you're in the market for even more murder fluff goodies, we've got just what you need! 

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Majestic Lions That Also Happen To Be Giant Goofballs Of Fluff (14 Pics)

Ladies and gents, we present to you the mighty king and queen of the jungle -- in all their wonderfully goofy glory! There's something so powerful when it comes to lions, and to see them being...well, more housecat-like, gives off such a warm fuzzy feeling. Who wouldn't love to hang out with one of these giant murder fluffs?

I Can Has Moar Lions?

First of all, here's some lion memes and some lion fun facts to layer down "a base" of basic internet lion knowledge. Once that is done, learn some more and lion up about lions on Encyclopedia Britannica and Wikipedia's Lion page.  The Smithsonian lion page has some really great pictures of the magnificent beasts and South Africa's Kruger National Park and African Wildlife Foundation contain very detailed information about the diets, habits, habitat and other fun facts about lions. So does the San Diego Zoo, and Youtube has an amazing video of a 23-year old man that is best friends with a lion and other big cats. National Geographic has a very informative video explaining everything about lions and the Animal Fact Guide offers a simplified rundown of everything lion that is easy to teach to kids or to those just starting to learn about the big cats that happen to be king of the jungle.

lion on his back like a big kitten - list of awesome lions being like regular house cats that are just big
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"Big cat rescue" in Tampa, Florida, is an educational non-breeding sanctuary and a home to more than 60 felines residents. On this video, we get to meet their newest rehab bobcat named Sky. She was trapped by a farmer who feared she was a nuisance and would harm or damage his property.  While waiting to be rescued, amazing thing happened! 

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20 Motivational Quotes Brought To You By Big And Powerful Cats

These will give you the inspiration you need right now. Just like we always dreamed our fathers would take us into the backyard and tell us "One day son, this will be all yours". Except instead of kingdom, it's a lawn for your to mow. But take heart from these big cats with big words for you to take to heart. And if you are a glutton for random facts along with being a cat lover, than these amazing lion facts will blow you away.

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11 Times Big Cats Behaved Exactly Like Small Kitties

When it comes to the cat world, whether they are big or small, they're silly behavior and intricacies will always make us laugh. Wild cats are just as sneaky and nimble as house cats and they are just as agile if not more so. But every large cat started off as a kitten and they are just as cute all grown up. 

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Cats Reacting To The New BBC Documentary Show About Big Cats

Cats aren't usually that much interested in what's on the television. Unless, it seems, the subject is...cats themselves. Earlier this month, BBC aired the first episode of Dynasties, a new documentary about big cats. As numerous pet owners reported, domesticated house kitties were completely transfixed by the sight of their wild cat brethren. These cat owners sent some photos and videos to prove it.  Via: Cutesy Pooh

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