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I am getting a tiger!

Discussion in 'Private Collections & Pets' started by Arizona Docent, 1 Apr 2015.

  1. Arizona Docent

    Arizona Docent Moderator Staff Member

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    Well after much deliberation and research I have decided it is time to jump from being a wild cat lover to a wild cat handler. I am buying a tiger cub! I have met with so many exotic cat keepers over the years and have researched cats so much that I feel I am qualified. I have a natural run behind my loft and the inside of my loft has cement floors for easy cleanup. Since I will be raising it from a cub, it should be no problem having it in the house (except when guests are over, when I will keep it locked outside). Expect lots of pictures to follow...
     
  2. savethelephant

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    Wow! Congratulations on this great accomplishment. Do you know what subspecies s/he is?
     
  3. Arizona Docent

    Arizona Docent Moderator Staff Member

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    It is Bengal/generic, which is what is basically all you can get unless you are part of the AZA.
     
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    Check out todays date... ;)
     
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    Nice try Arizona Docent ;)
     
  6. savethelephant

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    Well, I am..............................................................................................................................................................................................................embarrassed to say the least.........................:eek::eek::eek:

    You know I was actually just thinking whether or not someone on zoochat would do a prank
     
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    Any chance of pictures, as a loft in the UK is the roof space, and I highly doubt you mean that. :p
     
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    Hahahaha. If I wasn't aware of the laws regarding exotic animal ownership in Arizona, I might've believed you. :)

    I hate April Fool's Day!
     
  9. Arizona Docent

    Arizona Docent Moderator Staff Member

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    Well you guys caught onto that way too quickly. I was hoping for several posts debating the foolishness of owning a pet tiger. Maybe I should have said serval to make it more believable. Anyway, APRIL FOOLS! :D

    As for my loft (which is real and not a joke), in the USA it means an old factory (usually brick) that has been converted into apartments or condominiums. My condominium is an old ice factory on the edge of downtown which still maintains the industrial look and it is tre' chic!
     
  10. Arizona Docent

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    And here is the requested photo (of my loft, not my tiger). My unit even has one of the old steel freezer doors bolted to the wall for decoration.
     

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    I hate to admit that I actually did believe your post at first. Good one!
     
  12. Arizona Docent

    Arizona Docent Moderator Staff Member

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    Well let us take a look at the two people who believed my prank. One is named elefante and the other is named SaveTheElephant. I think this is unequivocal scientific proof that elephants are among the most gullible members of the animal kingdom. :p
     
  13. Gulo gulo

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    With those tall ceilings (16'?) why not just go for Clouded Leopard? :D
     
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    I was really excited for you :eek:
     
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    Interesting observation. :)
     
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    Well, mumble, I, shouldn´t believe, everything I read, mumble, in that case even on zoochat and especially cautious on the first of April:eek::D
     
  17. savethelephant

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    And it´s Savethelephant(minus an e);):p