Garden Wildlife

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Hedgehog Update

My lovely hedgehog settled in for the night in a bed of straw. However by mid morning today it still hadn’t had a drink nor eaten anything. I decided, therefore, to take him to Freshfield Animal Rescue¬†where he will get the care and attention he deserves. I’ll give them a call in a few days to see how he’s getting on.

Rescued Hedgehog

On returning home today I found a hedgehog wondering around my drive. By this time of year most hedgehogs will be hiberating so I knew that something must be wrong with this little fellow. I found a cardboard box and bought it indoors while I called Freshfield Animal Rescue. The lady there told me that for a hedgehog to hibernate it needs to weight at least 600g, any less than this and it will not make it through the winter. […]