Owner Shoots Escaped Tiger in WVa

Incident date: 
Mon, 12/01/2008
Date reported: 
Mon, 12/01/2008
Date Published: 
Mon, 12/01/2008 (All day)
City: 
Cass
Zustand: 
West Virginia
Kategorie: 
Escape
Headline: 
Owner Shoots Escaped Tiger in WVa
Zusammenfassung: 

A tiger that escaped from an exotic animal farm was shot by its owner.

Publication: 
The Herald-Dispatch

Charlie Cougar’s Big Day Exotic Pet Escapes Cage; Roams Community For 2 Hours

Incident date: 
Sam, 03/22/1997
Date reported: 
Sam, 03/22/1997
Date Published: 
Sam, 03/22/1997 (All day)
City: 
Spokane
Zustand: 
Washington
Kategorie: 
Escape
Headline: 
Charlie Cougar’s Big Day Exotic Pet Escapes Cage; Roams Community For 2 Hours
Zusammenfassung: 

A 10-month old cougar escaped from its cage and wandered around a neighborhood for a couple hours.  Multiple neighbors reported the cat in their backyard.  The cougar's owner retrieved the cat and was charged under a new county law relating to exotic pets.

Publication: 
The Spokes-man Review
Autor: 
Brian Coddington

Suit against Cat Tales dropped

Incident date: 
Sam, 11/13/2004
Date reported: 
Sam, 11/13/2004
City: 
Spokane
Zustand: 
Washington
Kategorie: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Suit against Cat Tales dropped
Zusammenfassung: 

A 500-pound white tiger attacked a South Korean television personality during filming.  Actress Eun Joo Goh sued, claiming Cat Tales Zoo was negligent.

Publication: 
The Spokesman-Review
Autor: 
John Craig

Boy bitten by tiger

Incident date: 
Sam, 10/01/2005
Date reported: 
Sam, 10/01/2005
City: 
Lewis County
Zustand: 
Washington
Kategorie: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Boy bitten by tiger
Zusammenfassung: 

A 80-pound pet Siberian tiger bit the owner's grandson on the leg and foot. The boy was not seriously injured.

Publication: 
The Chronicle

Kennewick Thriving at Cat Sanctuary

Incident date: 
Don, 11/17/2005
Date reported: 
Don, 11/17/2005
Date Published: 
Don, 11/17/2005 (All day)
City: 
Kennewick
Zustand: 
Washington
Kategorie: 
Escape
Headline: 
Kennewick Thriving at Cat Sanctuary
Zusammenfassung: 

A cougar was found inside an auto repair shop. Authorities believe the cougar had been abandoned by someone and left in the shop. The big cat was taken in by Wildcat Haven Sanctuary.

Publication: 
Tri-City Herald
Autor: 
Anna King

A Growing Craze for Big Cats Has Led to Maulings and Deaths. Beware—It's a Jungle Out There

Incident date: 
Mon, 12/08/2003
Date reported: 
Mon, 12/08/2003
Date Published: 
Mon, 12/08/2003 (All day)
City: 
Chincoteague
Zustand: 
Virginia
Kategorie: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
People
Zusammenfassung: 

A woman was attacked by an escaped black panther while she was talking on the phone in the kitchen of her mobile home. The woman hit the big cat on the head with a broom before it slashed her leg and arm. She recovered from her wounds after a brief period in the hospital.

Publication: 
People
Autor: 
Susan Horsburgh, Joanna Blonska, Alicia Shepard

More lion sightings in Chesterfield

Incident date: 
Die, 11/11/2008
Date reported: 
Die, 11/11/2008
Date Published: 
Die, 11/11/2008 (All day)
City: 
Chesterfield
Zustand: 
Virginia
Kategorie: 
Escape
Headline: 
More lion sightings in Chesterfield
Zusammenfassung: 

Multiple residents reported seeing a lion rooming freely in the area.

Publication: 
NBC 12
Autor: 
Beth Danziger

Tiger Bites Zoo Employee

Incident date: 
Mon, 11/17/2008
Date reported: 
Mon, 11/17/2008
Date Published: 
Mon, 11/17/2008 (All day)
City: 
Luray
Zustand: 
Virginia
Kategorie: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Tiger Bites Zoo Employee
Zusammenfassung: 

A tiger at the Luray Zoo in Virginia injured an employee. The worker's pinkie finger was amputated as a result.

Publication: 
WHSV
Autor: 
Keith Jones

Wild Kingdom

Incident date: 
Mon, 12/08/2003
Date reported: 
Mon, 12/08/2003
Date Published: 
Mon, 12/08/2003 (All day)
City: 
Lexington
Zustand: 
Texas
Kategorie: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Wild Kingdom
Zusammenfassung: 

On October 10, 2001, a 3-year-old boy was attacked by one of his step grandfather's tiger while taking a picture with it.  The step grandfather was holding the boy when the tiger took one of his cowboy boot in his mouth and the grandfather pulled back.  The tiger than ran with the boy clamped in her mouth, and the boy died when his head hit a metal pipe.

Publication: 
People Magazine
Autor: 
Susan Horsburgh, Joanna Blonska, Alicia Shepard

Sheriff deputies shoot escaped lion

Incident date: 
Mon, 04/07/2003
Date reported: 
Mon, 04/07/2003
Date Published: 
Mon, 04/07/2003 (All day)
City: 
San Antonio
Zustand: 
Texas
Kategorie: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Sheriff deputies shoot escaped lion
Zusammenfassung: 

Deputies shot and killed a 350-pound lioness that escaped from a wild animal sanctuary.  One of the lion's handlers attempted to first tranquilize the lioness; however, after being shot with a tranquilizer, the big cat charged the handler and knocked her to the ground before running off.

Publication: 
TexNews
Autor: 
Associated Press