Christmas Opening

17th November 2017

Our Christmas Gift Shop will be open to the general public from Monday 20th November until Saturday 23rd December. You can visit us from 11am until 2pm every day and enjoy a bit of big cat retail therapy! We have lovely cat focused gifts that would make wonderful presents for your loved ones including paintings and artwork, […]

Royal Visit to The Big Cat Sanctuary

10th November 2017

The Big Cat Sanctuary was most honoured to welcome HRH The Duke of Kent to the official opening of our new Jaguar Lodge, on Thursday 9th November 2017. The Duke of Kent gained an insight into the work being carried out at the sanctuary – supporting our four pillars of ethos: Welfare, Breeding, Conservation and […]

International Snow Leopard Day 2017

24th October 2017

International Snow Leopard Day is an annual holiday celebrated in different countries across the world. It is dedicated to saving one of the rarest wild cats on the planet. Snow Leopards are often referred to as “mountain ghosts” given their secretive nature and how rarely they are seen. one of the most enigmatic species on […]


10th October 2017

Something for those who would like to get involved and learn about the conservation practices being put in place to protect the Malayan tiger in the forests of its natural habitat. MyCat is a small charity working hard to protect the Malayan tiger from extinction, there is estimated to be approximately 300 left in the […]

Meet Maya and Support Her on Her Journey

22nd September 2017

My name is Maya, I am a little black Jaguar and I live at The Big Cat Sanctuary with my carer Giles Clark who heads the facility in Kent. He welcomed me into his family, giving me constant care – 3 hourly bottle feeds, bottom wiping as well as love and attention around the clock […]

Membership Scheme

1st August 2017

We are really excited to share with you our new Membership Scheme! Sign up and become part of The Big Cat Sanctuary team dedicated to caring for and protecting these magnificent animals, and help fund all of our welfare, breeding, conservation and education programmes.  Your membership will assit us to provide our cats with the […]


29th July 2017

Today is GLOBAL TIGER DAY! It’s a day dedicated to raising much needed awareness of the plight of our planet’s tigers. The Big Cat Sanctuary is home to a few tiger residents – all of whom are with us for various different reasons. We have Nias and Puna – our Sumatran Tigers who have contributed […]

The Big Cat Sanctuary launches their Project Lion Campaign!

1st June 2017

The Big Cat Sanctuary launches their Project Lion Campaign! Our Project Lion Campaign is raising funds for a variety of lion welfare and conservation activities, which will conclude with moving the fabulous African Lion Kasanga who joined us in April. He will be going to a wonderful new home in the UWEC Conservancy in Uganda. […]

Luxury Lodge stays on Father’s Day

25th May 2017

Book one of our luxury Lodge stays on Father’s Day, Sunday 18th June, and not only get the chance to wake up to the Roar of our Lions but also receive the amazing gift of either an England or Chelsea Football shirt signed with a personal message from England Captain and Chelsea defender Gary Cahill, […]

Follow our Managing Director!

12th May 2017

Did you know you can follow The Big Cat Sanctuary’s Managing Director and Big Cat Expert on both Instagram and Twitter? His name is Giles Clark. You will get to stay informed about the projects he is working on and what he’s up to on a day to day basis here at the sanctuary too. […]