Last night there was an attempted break in at the hedgehog cafe. Three suspects tried to steal the hedgehogs supper but were thankfully foiled by the confusing layout of the cafe. The three culprits had bushy tails , bright eyes and four legs. There is a reward for any information .


Meet the Model – Hetty the Hedgehog —

Copyright Fergals Images Say hello to Hetty the Hedgehog ( Erinaceus europaeus ) The Hedgehog is one of Britain’s favorite small mammals,once common in our towns and villages but now very much under threat from development and habitat loss. Small , round and covered in spines the nocturnal Hedgehog is an unmistakable animal seen in […]

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Rare Albino Hedgehog Found in Riverside Backyard — KTLA

Nic, a rare albino hedgehog found in a Riverside backyard, has found a home. Riverside County Department of Animal Services officers found the furry little critter on Sept. 13 and took it into their care. Hedgehogs are illegal in California so Nic stayed with the county until this week. Spokesman John Welsh says the hedgehog was turned…

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Top Shots – Number 4 —

Top Shot number Four Grumpy’s first day out in the garden. A real adventure for this young hedgehog. I can only imagine what must have been going through his mind . Top Shot number Five Starting of the list is this shot of a Brown Hare , taken at one of my favourite local locations […]

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Hedgehog Calendar 2020 —

The British Preservation Society’s 2020 calendar is now available to order. I have two photos in the calendar, Grumpy is Mr March and Happy , he’s Mr September. All the profits goes directly to help the society ‘s work helping the hedgehog survive and flourish. ORDER HERE

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In Part One I explained the background to my having three hedgehogs in a pen in my back garden. Here I shall tell you about the time they spent here. First we need proper introductions. When they arrived back to me they had been marked with nail varnish which was difficult to see especially from […]

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Some of my more stoic readers may remember I wrote a post about autumn juvenile hedgehogs back in October. The three of them spent the winter being cared for by a wildlife rescue, where they were wormed and generally cosseted. They came back to me on 10th April 2017. As one of them was still […]

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Help the Hedgehogs! — rambling ratz

Eight year old Daisy designed these fabulous posters to raise awareness of the plight of hedgehogs. It is very heartening to see young people caring about the future of our native wildlife. Daisy is a great hedgehog advocate, she has even appeared on the BBC’s “Newsround”. Hedgehog numbers have declined dramatically in the UK and […]

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