A missing tiger in Houston has been delivered into the hands of Authorities. The tiger which was found on Saturday was immediately delivered to the right authorities, according to officials. The Houston Police identified the owners of the nine-month-old tiger as Gia Cuevas and Victor Hugo during the press conference on Saturday night.
The tiger is in good health. The police reveal that Houston Animal control staff will turn in the tiger to one animal sanctuary in Houston. Gia Cuevas willingly surrendered the young tiger to Houston authorities. Ron Borza, the Police Commander in Houston, didn’t reveal how the duo got the tiger. Borza said that it is unlawful to house a tiger in Houston.
In no way shape or form should you have an animal like that in your household. That animal can get to 600 pounds. It still had his claws, and it could do a lot of damage if he decided to.Missing Tiger in Houston Surrendered to Authorities
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The young tiger is in safe condition at the animal shelter and adoption organization in Houston. The agency will evaluate this tiger medically before it transports it to another sanctuary on Sunday.
Victor Hugo Cuevas was arrested after a judge nullified his bond on a pending murder charge. Cuevas’s attorney, Michael Elliot, had maintained that the tiger is not Cuevas’s. He claimed that he had been helping the owner of the tiger to look after the animal.
However Borza revealed that the tiger was Cuevas’ on Saturday. According to Borza, Gia, Cuevas’s wife maintained that the missing tiger in Houston had been with them for nine months.
Elliot had maintained that Gia had received a phone call from the person with the tiger, it was after then, the tiger was recovered. He further maintained that Cuevas had tried his best to look for the tiger but his wife continued with the search when he went back to prison.