Rescued African Leopard Purrs During Massage (Video)


Voodoo was intended to be a house pet when a family with two Rottweilers purchased him. He was rescued, and at 5-months-old this African spotted leopard came to Cedar Cove. Even though Voodoo was declawed, he was too aggressive for the family and their dogs. At Cedar Cove, he purrs through petting sessions regularly and is a healthy 13-years-old leopard — a happy ending after all.

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90 comments

Melania Padilla
Melania Padillaabout a year ago

Sweet baby!

Debbie Crowe
Debbie Crowe2 years ago

Awwww.... Voodoo is a big ole baby doll. I loved it when he was guiding the man's hand to where he wanted to be scratched. (LOL)!!

Colleen W.
Col W2 years ago

Although he is a stunning creature and is purring like crazy- imagine what he has missed out on. It's just sad

Calvin C.
Calvin Cox2 years ago

Beautiful being! It's unfortunate that people think such things can be pets! I'm happy it's content with the pets and snuggles!

Ulane V.
Ulane V2 years ago

Beautiful leopard with great purr.
Anyone who de-claws an animal should be de-nailed themselves.
Happy he seems to be very content now.

Lisa Millar
Past Member 2 years ago

Thanks

Mari 's
Mari 's2 years ago

Awwwww Voodoo you are so beautiful!!!!!

Slava R.
Slava R2 years ago

disgusting cage, amazing leopard

Claudia Acosta
Claudia Acosta2 years ago

:(
:)

Lucas Kolasa
Lucas Kolasa2 years ago

Thanks