Lion Nikola

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Tiger Tsezar sleeping in the grass

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FELIDA is home to 4 lions and 1 tiger

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FELIDA Big Cat sanctuary

FELIDA Big Cat Sanctuary is a sanctuary in the Netherlands that provides special care to rescued and traumatised big cats. FELIDA is a project by FOUR PAWS International, the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Our vision is a world where humans treat animals with respect, empathy and understanding.

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Our wish list: high priority

At the moment we are in urgent need of professional a high-pressure cleaner! Because the machine will be intensively used for disinfection and maintenance of the indoor and outdoor animal enclosures, it is important that it has specific features.

Lion cub Nikola

This was 2022! 

The year 2022 was a memorable year, in which the arrival of the young lion Nikola and the move of the quintuplets to LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary where the absolute highlights!

Curator of FELIDA Big Cat Sanctuary Juno Van Zon inspects lions Roman, Vincent, Dolf, Ellie and Geena at LIONSROCK

A happy reunion at LIONSROCK

Juno van Zon's South African visit gave him a chance to see how other big cats formerly transferred under his care are doing.

Lion Simba befor his operation

Simba has undergone surgery

His CT scan showed that he has problems with his elbow. Simba therefore needed surgery to treat part of the bone

Lioness Ellie after her release in LIONSROCK

The Journey of the Quintuplets

From Sadness to Special Care to South Africa 

Lion Bobby in FELIDA

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