Big Cat Sanctuary (BCS) in Kent was the subject of the recent BBC2 series called “Cats about the House” where Giles reared orphaned a cheetah and a puma cub.
They are usually only open to the public four times a year but after the response to the series they are opening for 5 days 25-29 July. CCF UK was kindly offered a stand at the event. Over 3,000 people are expected to visit per day and tickets have all been sold out.
People will be able to visit the big cats who live at the site, including lions, tigers, jaguars, cheetahs, snow leopards and pallas cats.
There will also be keeper talks, falconry displays, arts and crafts, stalls, face painting and a bouncy slide.The Big Cat Sanctuary is located at Headcorn Road, Smarden, Kent and is set in 32 acres of grass land.
It aims to provide a sanctuary for the breeding of endangered cats within the European Endangered Species Breeding Programme.
Today, more than 50 cats live at the sanctuary – African lions, White lions, Amur leopards, North Chinese leopards, Snow leopards, Amur tigers, Sumatran tigers, Cheetah, Lynx, Fishing cats, Jaguars, Pallas cats, Pumas, Rusty Spotted cats, Jungle cats and Servals.
More Information: http://thebigcatsanctuary.org/events/