The answer, in short, is yes.
Exotic big cats can bond strongly to their human friends.
There’s plenty of evidence for this.
What is the friendliest big cat?
If you are including the subfamily felinae — cheetahs, cougars, and lynx — then cheetahs are the friendliest towards humans. Members of the felinae subfamily are more closely related to domesticated house cats than they are to the members of the subfamily pantherinae.
Which big cat is most dangerous to humans?
Tigers are reported to have killed the most humans throughout history – there is one tiger who was reported to have killed 430 humans himself! But tigers generally attack when you enter their turf and rarely come to get you. Tigers also usually turn to eating humans when they get too sick to take down other prey.
Can Tigers love humans?
Many people love these felids and feel a great fascination for what they represent. Tigers are creatures that follow the instincts of their species and are not responsible for their behavior. But even as predators, they are known to be positively related to humans.
Can Tigers be friendly to humans?
Lions in a lion pride tolerate each other and tigers are friendly with their own kind till it serves the purpose, but it has no reason to be friendly with humans. There beauty comes from being ferocious and wild, but if reared from cubs without a taste for human flesh they naturally tend to become friendly.
Are male or female cats nicer?
Male cats tend to be much larger than females. Males, or toms, can be friendlier than females. Intact male cats “spray” to mark their territory and “howl” for females (this is usually not a problem if you get him neutered). Female cats tend to be more reserved than males but are far less likely to spray.
Is Tiger stronger than lion?
The conservation charity Save China’s Tigers stated “Recent research indicates that the tiger is indeed stronger than the lion in terms of physical strength. A tiger is generally physically larger than a lion. Most experts would favor a Siberian and Bengal tiger over an African lion.”