OAKDALE’S FOOLISH KNAVE
THOSE BIG CATS AT TIGER CANYON
Sunette Fourie’s Irish Setter, Oakdale’s Foolish Knave (Sirius) became a foster daddy to a litter of tiger cubs that were abandoned by their mother at Tiger Canyon in Philippolis, owned by John Varty.
9 yr old Sirius with one his fostered tiger cubs
Lo and behold John and his wild cats were the subject of an article in the YOU magazine issued on 28.03.2015. John started working with Tigers in 2000 and now has 23 including the world’s only white tiger not in captivity which recently gave birth to three cubs, all of them with the species characteristic copper colour.
John Varty with Tigress Julie