Hamworthy Hedgehog Rescue

Share on facebook
Share on twitter

Update on Robbie

Little update on Robbie the latest victim of strimmer or hedgecutter.

He has a huge lung worm burden, coupled with a chest infection and is still pretty poorly. He is being treated for both.

After a slight deterioration late yesterday afternoon he was taken to the vet where he was given oxygen overnight to help his breathing.

He is now back with us in the incubator having antibiotic nebuliser treatment to help him breath and help him to cough up the dead lungworms. He has had a long term antibiotic injection and is as comfortable as we can make him.

He is still eating cat meat mixed with a supportive supplement of vitamins and minerals, although due to his shortness of breath he can’t eat dry foods just yet.

He is hanging in there and although very weak, he has an admirable fighting spirit.

The wounds from the gardening equipment are clean and healing well.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More Articles

Hogs
Jim

Hoglets

Got that Monday blues thing going on? How about some pictures of hoglets to cheer you up? Here are pictures

Read More »
Hogs
Jim

William

This poor chap is another hog that has come out of hibernation in very poor condition. He was found out

Read More »
Uncategorised
Jim

Christmas List

Once in a while, a new product catches your eye, and you think “That would be perfect, we must have

Read More »