June's Animal Attraction
Kisa – Russian for “kitty” – is a 10-year-old female Amur tiger born at the Detroit Zoo in 2003 to Sheba and Bransk (both of whom have since gone to that great birch forest in the sky). She was one of three cubs in the litter – brother Booskin is now at a zoo in Wisconsin and sister Vika lives at a zoo in South Dakota. Kisa’s mate is 14-year-old Kolyma, who arrived here in 2012. Neither cat has produced offspring but the hope is that they will be the purrrr-fect pair. The humans most familiar with Kisa characterize her as a fun cat, very energetic and playful. She's good at entertaining herself and likes to play chase. Her favorite enrichment items are palm fronds and phone books, which she loves to tear up. She has been described as real-life Tigger as she has a tendency to "boing" when she gets excited!