Quick Answer: Can You Have Tiger As A Pet?

Is it safe to have a tiger as a pet?

Tigers are not domesticated cats, nor should they be kept as pets, but many people still care for them as such. It’s problematic to consider keeping a tiger or any big cat as a pet, yet thousands are currently kept as pets—more than are left in the wild.

How much does it cost to keep a tiger?

Exotic cats range in price from a $900.00 Bobcat to a $2,500.00 tiger cub. Most of the mid size cats, like Servals and Caracals cost $1500.00 to $2200.00 and Ocelots can run as high as $15,000.00.

How much does a baby tiger cost?

A baby tiger can be bought for as little as $1,000.

An additional $8,000 might be required in upkeep per year. Tigers cannot be house-trained like some other pets.

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 a baby tiger kill you?

If a human comes too close and surprises a sleeping or a feeding tiger, (particularly if it is a tigress with cubs), the tiger may attack and kill a human.

Do black tigers exist?

So-called black tigers are due to pseudo-melanism. Pseudo-melanistic tigers have thick stripes so close together that the tawny background is barely visible between stripes. Pseudo-melanistic tigers exist and can be seen in the wild and in zoos. Such tigers are said to be getting more common due to inbreeding.

How do I get a pet tiger?

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How to Own a Tiger – EPIC HOW TO – YouTube

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How do you raise a tiger?

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Zoo Hand-Raising Tiger Cub to Save its Life – YouTube

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