Tiger found wandering in Conroe enjoying life at animal sanctuary

By Kelci Johnston - News Producer

WISE COUNTY, Texas - The female tiger found wandering in a Conroe neighborhood after a bad storm is enjoying life at her new home, the International Exotic Animal Sanctuary.

Nahla has officially been at the IEAS for just over 15 months.

Animal caretakers posted a new video of Nahla to Facebook on Wednesday, showing the tiger playing in water, with the caption:

"[Nahla] has been adjusting to life well at the sanctuary. She has learned what to do when she is feline hot."

The caretakers also thanked everyone who helped bring Nahla to her permanent home at the sanctuary.

The tiger made national headlines last year after she was found wandering around Coral Cove Pass on April 21. She was wearing a leash and a collar when she crossed paths with a couple walking in the area.

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After being flooded with calls about the tiger on the streets, Conroe police and animal control came to retrieve the animal. 

Authorities eventually tracked down Nahla's owner, Cody Tibbitts, who lost custody of the tiger.

A judge later ruled that Nahla be sent to the IEAS to live out her days in captivity.

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