11th January 2018

The Photography Show returns to the NEC for its fifth year; March 17th-20th 2018. The event is “Full to the brim with everything a passionate photography enthusiast or a well-seasoned professional photographer could possibly dream of..” including The Big Cat Sanctuary on Stand C137. Visit us and learn all about our Photography Workshops. We look […]

Support BCS with a TWLotto ticket

29th December 2017

The TW Lotto is a weekly lottery that directly supports local good causes and community initiatives. If you buy a £1 TWLotto ticket 50% is donated to us, here at The Big Cat Sanctuary. This weekly draw has a top prize of £25,000 and you help our conservation work too! Tickets can be bought here […]

Online Shop – last date for Christmas orders

17th December 2017

Our online Gift Shop has grrreat cat focused gifts that would make wonderful presents for your loved ones; for  delivery in time for Christmas please place your order by 4pm on Tuesday 19th December 2017. Orders placed after this will be mailed out, but may not reach you before the 25th.  

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 […]