Kitty is a female lar gibbon (Hylobates lar) who was captive born at the Pingtung Rescue Centre in Taiwan. Both of her parents had been smuggled from the wild for the illegal pet trade. Kitty was born on 07/08/99 and arrived at the park on 21/07/01. She was hand-reared before arriving at the park. Kitty lives with agile gibbon Paul, and although not of the same species, both gibbons have a good relationship and are good companions.