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Exciting opportunity ~ Social Media Internship

24th April 2017

This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate to gain experience helping a leading wildlife conservation charity deliver online marketing and social media initiatives.  Be part of a growing team on a part time basis, working with the on-site Fundraising & Marketing team assisting in further development and of our social media strategy. Role Description […]

Sad News

21st April 2017

It is with the deepest regret that we announce the sad passing of Tamair, our largest tiger. Tamair had lived at The Big Cat Sanctuary for over a decade, in that time, what an enormous impact he made on people’s hearts. In his prime he weighed in at well over 210 kilos and was notorious […]

Join The Big Cat Sanctuary for a Champagne Luncheon

12th April 2017

Join us for a Champagne Luncheon on Sunday 7th May 2017  ~ 12 noon – 4.30pm ~ Provisional programme: 12pm                  Arrival                         12.30pm            Champagne reception 1pm – 2.30pm    A chance to by Raffle tickets to win a Big Cat Encounter and […]

‘Circle of Life’ for recycled Big Cat Sanctuary uniform in Africa

31st March 2017

The Word Forest Organisation is a UK based NGO that plants trees, builds classrooms and raises environmental awareness in the UK and in the Coastal Province of Kenya. They recently visited The Big Cat Sanctuary to collect approximately 75 pieces of our old staff uniform – polo shirts, sweatshirts and fleeces –  as even though we were unable to use them […]

Kent Charity Awards 2017

21st March 2017

We were most proud to be awarded the Animal Charity of the Year in the Kent Charity Awards for 2017. The Big Cat Sanctuary were among many other deserving nominees doing fantastic work, all of which are also worthy of this award. We are ecstatic to have won the Animal category and would like to […]

Thanks to the Dylan Group

15th March 2017

Thanks to the Dylan Group, who recently supplied us with Robinia Timber Hardwood poles, #AmurLeopard Hogar has been enjoying his revamped enclosure. Being a strong climber, he’s been demonstrating his agility with effortless leaps! Find out more here

World Wildlife Day 2017

3rd March 2017

#WorldWildlifeDay is celebrated annually on 3rd March, the day of the signature of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in 1973. So today we celebrate the beauty of our wild flora and fauna as well as an occasion to raise awareness of the multitude of benefits that […]

The Big Cat Sanctuary are taking a stand!

1st March 2017

The Big Cat Sanctuary are taking a stand. We’re going to be at the Photography Show 18-21 March, at the NEC Birmingham and will be on stand number C138! The Photography Show returns to the NEC for the fourth year and offers visitors the chance to try the latest technology from leading photography brands and access […]

You can now purchase our Open Day Tickets online!

7th February 2017

Our Annual Open Day tickets are now available to purchase online! It will be a fun day out for all the family, so come along to The Big Cat Sanctuary to see our big and small cats, including lions, tigers, leopards, cheetahs, jaguars, pumas, fishing cats and more! You’ll see big cat enrichment, health checks, […]

Call Out for Pictures for our 2018 Big Cat Calendar!

5th February 2017

It may seem a little early, but it’s that time of year again when we start to gather photos for consideration to be featured in the official 2018 Big Cat Sanctuary Calendar! We are looking for those cute and cuddly close ups, stunning stares and any other photos of our fabulous cats to that we […]