A Friendly Visit With a Rescued Cougar, The Biggest Species of Cats That Meow Rather Than Roar

The folks at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa have a wonderful video series where they provide information to the public about the types of big cats they save and rehabilitate. One such cat is a friendly cougar greeted the host with a big purr and even meowed for the camera. According to Big Cat Rescue, the cougar is the largest of the Felinae subfamily of big cats that meow rather than roar.

Cougars, also commonly known as panthers, pumas and mountain lions are the largest species of the lesser cats. …Cougars are the biggest species of cat that can still meow

Big Cat Rescue also made a wonderful compilation of big cats doing very silly things.