It reached a new chasm in the mistreatment of circus animals. Here Aasha, a tigress of Bengal which belonged to a traveling circus, which showed severe signs of abuse. She had an abnormally low weight for age and his fur was missing in places. Fortunately, all that has changed thanks to the intervention of Vicky Keahey, founder of the center In-Sync for exotic wildlife in Texas.
When Vicky seen Aasha, she was horrified to see the condition of the tigress was left by abusive circus. She weighed only 13 kilos, which corresponds to a normal weight for a young tiger 3 months. But Aasha was 9 months. Moreover, his fur was scattered in many places, his skin was very dry, cracked and oozing blood. This young cat was locked in a small cage in the company of an older tiger kept to attack her. After an inspection, the services of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have insisted that Aasha is supported by Vicky. The animal expert also understood that the tigress was suffering from ringworm.
So when it arrived at the shelter, Vicky took care of Aasha: “Every day, twice a day, I was in the pen and I gave him medication and I spent time with her. I knew I had to get involved seriously for her to get better,” raconte – she.