Audrey

Audrey

Audrey is a 19 year old (as of 2013) Florida Panther who was destined to be euthanized ( shot ) by her former owner, who was trying to squeeze every last penny out of his facility before the new conservation minded owners took over. No one wanted and old, sickly panther, who had been allowed… Read More »

Brandy

Brandy the Cougar

Brandy is a 7 year old puma who was living in the same facility as Audrey. There was no way we could take one and leave the other to a terrible fate. We were told that Brandy was purchased illegally as a small cub and mishandled by her unknowledgeable owners until she was totally out… Read More »

Toltec

Toltec

Toltec came to Panther Ridge from a life filled with misery. At one of his previous homes, he broke his left front leg and it was never set, so it is now deformed. He also had darted with Baytril (an antibiotic) that can cause tissue and nerve damage if done too often. Toltec now walks… Read More »

Delilah

Deliliah

Delilah arrived at Panther Ridge back in 2004 from California. Her original breeder had gotten into trouble for selling endangered species across state lines.  All of the cats were seized and sent to other facilities. Delilah was relocated to Panther Ridge with another ocelot, Macho Man. She and Macho became best friends, and since they… Read More »

Macho

Macho

Macho Man arrived at Panther Ridge back in 2004 from California. His original breeder had gotten into trouble for selling endangered species across state lines.  All of the cats were seized and sent to other faciliteis. Macho Man was relocated to Panther Ridge with another ocelot, Delilah. He and Delilah have become best friends, and… Read More »

Cody

Cody Lounging

Cody came to Panther Ridge in 2003 when his owner decided that she didn’t want to keep him anymore. He had been raised in her house with several other domestic animals, but when she added German shepherds to the mix, she didn’t have room in her heart, or home, for Cody. Moved to a backyard… Read More »

Lexi

Lexi in the shade

Lexi is a 13 year old serval who has been at Panther Ridge for several years. His owners are reorganizing their lives so they will be able to take him back home. We hope that will be soon, as Lexi loves it when they visit. Lexi has a very different personality than Duma, our other… Read More »

Mei

Mei

Mei is the shy sister of Ming Too. She generally only comes out from her igloo in the late afternoon to eat, and get ready for an all night party.  She and Ming Too were the stars of the Animal Planet series “Growing Up: Clouded Leopard.” The program showed how she and Ming Too were… Read More »

Ming Too

Ming Too - Clouded Leopard

Ming Too, and his sister Mei, arrived at Panther Ridge after Thanksgiving 2011. They came to us from the Nashville Zoo where they had been on display for nine years. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) requested that they be transferred to the San Antonio Zoo for exhibit there, but the Nashville Zoo insisted… Read More »

Suki

Suki

Suki is Ming’s shy sister. She is a beautiful clouded leopard, with an exceptionally fluffy tail, and a playful nature during the evening hours. Suki spends most of her days sleeping in one of their igloos, resting up for the night time party – she rarely comes out for daytime guests, and we joke that… Read More »