Phoenix Initiative by Ivan Desabrais
Excerpt from the book:
The warm sunlight penetrates the soft creamy colored curtains, bathing Lasalle in a luminescent glow. Particles of dust dance in the beaming light over the room.
Bright orange and black fur pushes through her dangling fingers. A low rumble disrupts the silent room. Two full grown tigers explore the sides of her bed. Deep yellow eyes drink her sleeping form. The one facing her puts a powerful paw right beside her head and starts to lift itself up onto the bed.