Her life was very busy, as she was still helping her father run the family business, rehabilitating animals through her "Cougar Country", and working at the vet hospital.In addition, she had fifteen cats of her own, several birds and a dog.I think for other people who have lost someone and have loved again, it's a beautiful thing, but it's just not really on my horizon."The pair first met in 1991 and didn't waste any time before walking the down the aisle.Steve and Terri got married later that year, just eight months after meeting, and later became parents to two children. It was just an accident," Terri told Barbara Walters in an emotional sit-down following Steve's death in 2006."What I'll miss the most…he was fun. He taught me that it's OK to play in the rain and splash in mud puddles and let the kids get dirty and spill ice cream on your pants.Say my husband had a dangerous job and I wasn't with him; I don't know how you go, 'Oh honey, how was it with the police department today? He sustained heart injuries from a short-tail stingray barb which pierced his chest.He was filming an underwater documentary at the time at Batt Reef near Port Douglas in Queensland.In 1991, she went on a tour of Australia, and while visiting wildlife rehabilitation facilities, she had a chance meeting with Steve Irwin, whose father had founded the Australia Zoo (as Beerwah Reptile and Fauna Park).
Even Bindi’s been pushing for them to get together.
During the interview, she said "And I'll make Australia Zoo bigger. because I promised." Barbara Walters held an interview with Irwin on The View, which aired September 27 in the US.
When she came on stage, the entire audience gave her a standing ovation.
At the same time, the zoo was being sued for .5 million by a debt collection agency, Irwin, American by birth, became an Australian citizen on November 15, 2009, in a tribute to her husband Steve.
The citizenship ceremony was held during the Steve Irwin Day celebrations in Australia Zoo's Crocoseum.