Woman faces child endangerment charge after tiger, monkeys found in home

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A woman faces a child endangerment charge after tigers, a cougar and other exotic animals were found in the Houston-area home she shared with her 14-year-old daughter.

Trisha Meyer was arrested last week in Nevada, where she is jailed pending extradition to Texas on the child endangerment charge.

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Jail records don’t list an attorney to speak on Meyer’s behalf.

Houston police raided Meyer’s home in September after a complaint that she failed to deliver on the $3,000 sale of an exotic kitten. Officers found the tigers and cougar, plus a skunk and a fox. They said her daughter was petting some of the animals. She only had permits for the tigers.

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Police say Meyer admitted the tigers were large enough to be dangerous and that the monkeys could be vicious.


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