A Starving And Very Dehydrated Mountain Lion Cub Was Rescued And His Weight Has Already Doubled

 

Coming into contact with love and kindness at the proper time can save a person’s life. This story’s 14-week-old mountain lion cub is an excellent illustration. Firefighters discovered the malnourished and terribly dehydrated tiny abandoned lion. She was rescued and cared for, and she is now healthy and flourishing. To learn more, keep scrolling down!

A mountain lion cub was discovered beside a road in Idyllwild, California, by firemen from the Vista Grande Fire Station in September. She was very malnourished, badly dehydrated, and weighed less than 11 pounds at the time.

The sad little cub was thankfully spared. The firemen sought assistance from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Image credits: San Diego Humane Society

After that, the agency contacted the San Diego Humane Society, which agreed to take the small lion in. She was given specialist treatment in the shelter and is now healthy and thriving after five weeks.

Image credits: San Diego Humane Society

“She was given hydration treatment and drugs on a daily basis.

After Being Found Starving And Severely Dehydrated, 14-Week-Old Mountain Lion Cub Doubles Her Weight And Is Now Thriving

Image credits: San Diego Humane Society

She went from five to three small, healthy meals each day in a matter of weeks. They include ground proteins and milk replacer to help her body adjust to solid meals gradually.

Image credits: San Diego Humane Society

We’re thrilled to report that she’s gained over a pound, bringing her total weight to 22 pounds!” The San Diego Humane Society’s director of public relations, Nina Thompson, informed the reporters.