Owning a pet tiger is considered legal or is unregulated in eight states, all of which have rather lax regulatory laws concerning animal rights in general: North Carolina, Alabama, Delaware, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Tigers are surprisingly cheap to purchase as a pet.
Is it safe to have a pet tiger?
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 can I get a tiger as a pet?
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Can a Tiger Cub kill a human?
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.
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.
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.
At what age do tigers become dangerous?
No. By the time a tiger is six months old, it’s already dangerous. After a year, it will be three-quarters grown and, however cute, potentially lethal.