Her Pet Cheetah Helped Her Survive Breast Cancer
When you think pet, you don't often think Cheetah. But in the case of Fiela, she is the most loving, affectionate pet we've ever seen. This bond is unbreakable! Big cat lover, Riana Van Nieuwenhuizen bought her first cheetah, Fiela, in 2006. The two formed a friendship so beautiful it will bring tears to your eyes.
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The big cat sucks on her (human) mom's thumb, they eat dinner together and snuggle in bed! When Riana was diagnosed with breast cancer back in 2013 and underwent a double mastectomy and chemotherapy, she was afraid Fiela would't recognize her. But she did, and even licked her mom's bald head as to say 'you are still beautiful to me!' This beautiful survivor now runs the Cheetah Experience in Bloemfontein, South Africa, with her home based on the site.
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