Search

Duke of Kent attends opening of Jaguar Lodge at Big Cat Sanctuary in Smarden

PUBLISHED: 16:18 09 November 2017 | UPDATED: 16:18 09 November 2017

Duke of Kent visits Big Cat Sanctuary

Duke of Kent visits Big Cat Sanctuary

Archant

The sanctuary is a conservation organisation for wild cats

The Duke of Kent attended the official opening of the Big Cat Sanctuary’s new Jaguar Lodge on Thursday.

Prince Edward received a guided tour and insight into the work carried out at the Smarden sanctuary, which is a conservation organisation for wild cats.

It also offers sanctuary to retired and homeless cats and recently launched an education programme within schools, as well as being recognised as the Kent Animal Charity of the year.

The facility’s ethos to give the animals a fulfilled quality of life in captivity - stimulating them both mentally and physically.

Managing director and Big Cat Expert Giles Clark said: “The future holds exciting times for us – as we continue to strive to become a leading facility to support the conservation of wild cats around the world by continuing to develop our partnerships with other leading conservation and education organisations.”

Other popular content

Wed, 14:31

Stanford Parish Council chair Matthew Webb has led the fight against the proposals since they were first announced in 2015

Wed, 11:14

KCC faces a drastic shortage in Year 7 places in the town over the next few years

Friday, November 10, 2017

Water levels have lowered significantly in recent days

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Temporary cuts to services have been in place since June and are not likely to return until the new year

Digital edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
Kent Life Food & Drink awards 2016. Open for entries.

Most read

Local business directory

Kent's trusted business finder