Sunday, 3 May 2015

newslink-Kids’ charity demands withdrawal of name from big cat circus show

A CHILDREN’S charity has demanded its name be withdrawn from a show involving the UK’s last circus big cats. The only remaining lion tamer in Britain, Thomas Chipperfield, keeps two lions and three tigers in cages on a croft in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire. The creatures are to be the stars of a show next month which will be held on the site of a former air base. Posters have been put up in nearby villages advertising ‘An evening with lions and tigers’ with tickets costing £6 for adults and £4 for children. The posters state the event is “supporting” major charity Cash For Kids, which raised £15.7m across the UK last year. But charity chiefs said they knew nothing about it and have told the lion tamer to remove their more- taken at the croft by Animal Defenders International shows, they say, evidence of pacing and what appear to be cramped conditions. The local council have, however, given the facilities their

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