Pothead sneaks into abandoned house, finds full grown tiger

A pothead who sneaked into an abandoned home in Houston to toke up made a wild discovery — a fully grown tiger locked in a cage.

Police found the 350-pound female tiger on Monday in deplorable conditions and inside in a too-small cage on East Avenue J, ABC 13 reported.

The unidentified toker called 311 after making the trippy find.

“They were trying to get into this house to smoke marijuana. We questioned them as to whether they were under the effects of the drugs or they actually saw a tiger,” said Sgt. Jason Adlerete, of Houston Police Department’s Major Offenders, Livestock Animal Cruelty Unit. “They saw a tiger in this building, this vacant house that’s obviously been abandoned for some time.”

Officials said the house was empty — except for several packages of meat found near the tiger.

The big cat was friendly but tranquilized as authorities moved her from the home to BARC Animal Shelter.

Police said she was kept in a “rinky-dink” cage in the garage that was only secured with a screwdriver and nylon strap, according to Click2Houston.

The tiger will eventually be transferred to a facility that specializes in caring for exotic animals.

“Finding a forever home for a tiger is not easy,” said Heidi Krahn, executive director of the Center for Animal Research & Education. “They are basically a loaded gun pointed at anyone that encounters them. They can be extremely dangerous.”

The incident is under investigation. It’s unclear if the homeowner will face any charges.

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