Shani

ShaniBorn: 2001

Re-homed: December 2013

Gender: Female

Classification: African Lion

Information: Shani was re-homed from a private zoo in the Washington DC area. Her mother is Mushada.

Mushada

MushadaBorn: 1995

Re-homed: December 2013

Gender: Female

Classification: African Lion

Information: Mushada was re-homed from a private zoo in the Washington DC area. Her daughter is Shani.

Nyra

Born: 1999

Rescued: June 12, 2002

Gender: Female

Classification: African Lion

Information: Nyra was acquired as a part of a federal confiscation from a zoo. She is Freddy’s mother and Tal’s forever mate!

Tal

Born: 2001

Rescued: January 29, 2008

Gender: Male

Classification: African Lion

Information: Tal was acquired from a facility that could no longer care for him. Tal is definitely the “King” of Catty Shack. He will usually greet our guests with a loud “roar” when they visit.

Freddy

Born: May 31, 2005

Gender: Male

Classification: African Lion

Information: His parents are Nyra – still here in residence and Gyro – who is now deceased. He is one of our Educational Ambassadors and quite the spoiled lion. It is awesome to watch Curt and Freddy interact and see the shared bond and love they have for one another!