Worried about a Hedgehog?

If you are ever worried about the health or welfare of a hedgehog, please call the British Hedgehog Preservation Society on 01584 890801 and they will be able to give you advice, and put you in touch with a local rescue centre if necessary.


This little chap was spotted out self-anointing, you will see him foam at the mouth and starts licking the foam onto his spines. Self-anointing is still a hedgehog mystery, since hedgehogs tend to do this when they encounter new smells, Read more…


This was a tight squeeze when 3 hogs decided to feed all at once.


This week we have had a new hog visiting in the late afternoon. S/he spends some time beneath the bird feeders hoovering up the bird seed. It’s a very small hog, possibly a youngster and very recogonisable as it has Read more…


The blackbirds love Tesco Kitten food and the Woodpecker(s) come regularly in the early evening for drinks.


The cat did not attempt to feed at the new box last night. However, I had 8 visits to feed from the hedgehogs. (Not sure how many hog involved, as some may have been repeat visits).  A fox also visited Read more…


A partial success in thwarting the cat last night. He did eventually move the whole box off one bowl. I think the addition of a weight on top of the box will do the trick. Thanks to ‘Hog Parents’ Amanda Read more…


Last night a new hog visited our garden and spent a couple of hours wandering around and eating. All was well until our “resident” hog turned up. There was quite a spat in the feeding box. The poor visitor tried Read more…


In an effort to thwart a local cat, I have tried a new hog feeding box – it didn’t work! Has anyone any ideas please?  


This little hedgehog is regularly appearing at around 20:00 – 20:15 every evening for his meal, as well as snacking through the night. There is also a mouse that pops along about 15 minutes later almost every night.

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