Pet tiger escapes, prowls Ingram area before capture

Incident date: 
Jan 18 2009
Date reported: 
Jan 18 2009
Date Published: 
Jan 18 2009 - 06:00
City: 
Ingam
State: 
Texas
Category: 
Escape
Headline: 
Pet tiger escapes, prowls Ingram area before capture
Summary: 

A 330-pound pet tiger escaped its enclosure and was subdued in the backyard of a 79-year old neighbor.  The neighbor complained that authorities failed to notify her of the big cat activity in her yard or their presence in trying to capture it.  The owner immediately made proper adjustments to the big cat's enclosure.

Publication: 
West Kerr Current
Author: 
Irene Van Winkle