Top-class care for North Somerset’s cats as ‘cat heaven’ opens in Claverham

Sally Kingscott with some of her clients.

Sally Kingscott with some of her clients. - Credit: Archant

Felines in need of a fabulous place to stay in North Somerset now have a new place to rest their paws, after a luxury cat hotel opened its doors.

Sally Kingscott with some of her clients.

Sally Kingscott with some of her clients. - Credit: Archant

The Jasmine Cattery, in Claverham, provides top-of-the-range boarding facilities for up to 28 cats set within six acres of countryside.

However, the cattery is keen to brand itself as a luxurious cat hotel, as each pen is kitted out with futuristic gadgets such as temperature-controlled bed heaters.

The business was launched by Sally and Adrian Kingscott at their home in Jasmine Lane, and it cost £40,000 to build.

Sally said: “Cats are like your family and it is key they are treated properly and are in a nice comfortable environment with something to do.


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“It is lovely – I can wander out of my door into cat heaven.”

Sally said she was inspired to set up the cattery after keeping cats herself for several years.

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She gained experience working with animals through running a successful dog-walking and pet-sitting business.

Sally said: “As a cat lover, owner and someone who is genuinely concerned about the welfare of cats, I have spent a great deal of time preparing our luxury cattery. As someone who has always adored cats, it seemed like a natural progression to go on and open my own cattery.

“I wanted a high-end, luxury feel to our cattery so as well as creating a high-quality, super-insulated bespoke building, we have equipped each pen with high-quality toys and equipment which will help to stimulate the cats and alleviate boredom.

“I have kept the cattery small so I can ensure every cat will have the individual attention it deserves and I have taken time to create a relaxing home-from-home environment.”

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