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.

Author: Carole Green

I have not seen this hog in the garden before, identifiable by two stripes. The one stripe hog (see second video and previous posts) comes nightly now, along with 3 unmarked hogs (see previous posts). Eating me out of house Read more…

A lot of activitity last night.  The two hogs went on to mate behind the screen. Discrete but noisy! Later there was a rival which was not welcome. A lot of activity at the feeding box through the night.

I have not seen this hedgehog in my garden before.  The hog is identifiable by the lighter ‘strip’ across it’s back. (Unless its paint of course haha!!!!)  The other hogs continue to visit from 7.00p.m. onward.

These two hedgehogs stayed around the feeding box for 45 minutes during this first session. They came back at various times during the night.  Getting along very well.

Thank you for the newsletter Paul, an excellent way to keep in touch. As requested a small update on what my two original hogs have been doing since they arrived in April 2018. I originally had two hogs – Rex Read more…

Lots of activity through the nights now, with 8-12 visits to feed from various hogs. Eating two bowls of kitten food a night.

The first sighting of 2 hedgehogs together in my garden this year. In the second video I am not sure what the intentions were but this behaviour went on for about 20 minutes when they went off camera still together. Read more…

So please to see the hedgehogs returning after their hibernation. I think I had three different hogs around midnight. Returning hogs at 0300 found empty feeding bowls!

For the first time since May I did not have a visit to the feeding box by the hedgehogs last night.  I will continue to put out food and water just in case they have not properly hibernated.  Really miss Read more…

All the hogs spend a deal of time having a good scratch. This one is Rosie.

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