We arrived at the tiger kingdom around mid morning which we had been told was a good time to arrive. Before it got too hot and the tigers got sleepy.
The have the tigers separated into different groups based on size; smallest, small, medium and big. You purchase a ticket based on the size of the tigers you want to see. Only small groups are allowed at a time and your time is limited to about 15 minutes. We purchased passed for the smallest, small, and big tigers. We also paid to have their photographer take photos which you get afterwards burnt to a CD. First visit was the smallest tigers.
The little tigers were so cute. I gave their tummy a rub and when I put my head against them I could hear them purring.
Next was to see the small tigers. These cats were less than a year old but already growing to be big animals.
They still liked a belly rub
And while sort of comfortable to lay on…..
Something bigger was required. On to the big cats. Definitely bigger.
Better give a tummy rub to keep the tiger happy
Now to try my tiger pillow
Actually the tiger was pretty warm.
Tiger Kingdom was a great experience. Obviously I’m not that familiar being around tigers. But they seemed to be well looked after. They didn’t seem to be drugged and in fact while having lunch we watched two of the large tigers have a play (rough fight) in their pool which was very exciting to watch. There are signs which indicate if you see any mishandling of animals by staff to report them. It seemed OK to me. Definitely worth a trip.