Friends and family members gathered outside Tony the tiger's cage in Grosse Tete to hold hands, pray and memorialize him on Monday and Tuesay. Tony, who spent 17 years as a truck stop attraction, was euthanized after the aging tiger's health took a sharp decline. "We just thanked Tony for the 17 years he has been a blessing to us," Owner Michael Sandlin said.
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