Geena is released into her enclosure

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The Quintuplets arrived at LIONSROCK

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Lion cub Nikola

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The lion cub from Montenegro

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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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Lions Geena (left), Vincent (middle) and Roman (right)

The Journey of the Quintuplets

From Sadness to Special Care to South Africa 

Lion cub Nikola at his new outdoor enclosure at FELIDA

A lion cub’s journey across Europe to a better life

FOUR PAWS transfers rescued lion Nikola from Montenegro to FELIDA Big Cat Sanctuary 

Rescue lion cub Nikola

Rescue Nikola

A traumatic start in life with a happy ending

Tiger Tsezar in his hammock

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Lion Bobby in FELIDA

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Tigress Dehli

Forever in our hearts

Dehli, our queen of FELIDA, is no more. We are sad to announce that we had to say farewell to this very special tigress

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