Nikita hates men.
The sight of a man sends her into orbit.
Nikita is a seven-year old tiger who was born and raised by a person whose only objective was to make money by using (and misusing) animals for profit. Nikita was used for photo opportunities for anyone who would pay to have their picture taken with a tiger.
She was used into adulthood until she was too dangerous to use, then relegated into a cage with another female and a male to produce cubs to use for the same purpose.