Lion Cub Wanders the Streets of Cairo After Escaping Captivity in a Private Villa, Only to Be Abused Again by Capturers

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A video of a young lion cub wandering the streets of Cairo has sparked outrage and concern. Most concerns were over the fact that a cub was wandering the streets, but we want to add some outrage over the cub’s treatment when captured.

The cub, believed to be around 6 months old, was captured on video, which we chose not to include here, u in a distressed state in the upscale neighborhood of Maadi. It’s clear that the animal appears weak and malnourished.

Witnesses say that the cub had escaped from a nearby villa, where it was being kept as a pet. The owner of the villa, a wealthy businessman, has since been arrested and charged with animal cruelty.

This incident is a reminder of the dangers of keeping wild animals in captivity. Wild animals are often mistreated and abused, and they should not be kept as pets.

The cub is currently being cared for by a team of veterinarians. It is not yet clear what will happen to the animal once it has recovered.

The video of the cub wandering the streets shows the animal clearly in distress. It appears weak and underfed, and its fur is matted and dirty.

Witnesses say that the cub was being kept in a small cage at the villa. It was not given enough food or water, and it was often subjected to harsh treatment by the owner.

The cub’s condition is consistent with these reports; showing signs of severe malnourishment and neglect.

The Egyptian authorities are currently investigating the incident. The owner of the villa has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty.

Animal rights activists are calling for a thorough investigation into the case. They want to ensure that the cub’s abuser is brought to justice.

What do you think?


Written by Raghda El-Sayed

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of and the crazy cat lady your mother warned you not to become!

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