It is worth remembering (and after a couple of decades that can sometimes be hard for many hardcore fans) that "The Simpsons" show began as a Christmas special. Though Homer, Bart, Marge and a handful of the characters we would come to know and love started out in short vignettes as part of "The Tracey Ullman Show" it was not until the episode "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire" that the phenomenon took off.
The tigers created by Aunt Jennifer are beasts demanding respect from even their predators. This demand for respect is something that Aunt Jennifer is incapable of doing for herself. And so, she will deal with her problems as so many other ineffectual and disenfranchised people do: by escaping from them.
THE SUPER BOWL