Stop Animal Cruelty wants to

Outlaw Tiger Ownership in Texas

Texas allows its citizens to own tigers, leading to terrible conditions for tigers kept as house pets. Speak out now.

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Read about the strange law in Texas that allows people to own pets and keep them in cruel conditions.

Tigers prowl Texas backyards | DW | 28.06.2018

Texas is well-suited to keeping a pet tiger. Its hot climate means a tiger can live outside year round, while the amount of cheap ranching land provides plenty of space for a big cat to roam.    "You're not going to have a tiger in New York as easily," says John Gramieri, general curator at Austin Zoo, which has a 17-year-old Bengal male tiger…Read More