- "Concerned Citizen" calls 311 after stumbling over the plus-size cat.
- The authorities initially believed that the Tipster could hallucinate.
- The 1000 pounds. Tiger had to be dragged out of the house to a shelter.
A person who wanted to smoke some weeds in peace was shocked on Monday when she eventually met an overweight tiger.
After entering a deserted house in Houston, around the person (who was referred to as "a concerned citizen", called 311). Then came the trickier part: convincing the authorities that they were not hallucinating. [1
The tigress, whose weight was estimated at about 1000 pounds, lived in a cage that was too small for an animal of her size, and had to calm it down and be pulled out of the property. "She was brought to BARC, Houston, shelter and shelter." Today was our lucky day and the tiger, "said a spokesman for Animal Control ABC13s Mayra Moreno who described the conditions under which the tiger was found to be "deplorable".
"We mostly deal with puppies and kittens. Very, very rarely, we're picking up a tiger, "said Lara Cottingham, Chief of Staff of Houston's Administration & Regulatory Affairs Department, to USA Today.
The Houston Zoo could not take the tiger, but history has brought a happy ending to KHOU that a local shelter in Texas can give her a home.