Hamworthy Hedgehog Rescue

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Kenny

This is Kenny, he came to us this evening as he was walking around outside a fish & chip shop, and actually walked up to somebody who was at a cash machine! He is very dehydrated, has lots of broken spines and is covered in ticks, most of which are so small I can’t get them yet. He has big clusters all over like bunches of grapes.

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Hoglets

One of the larger hoglets to come in so far, this little lady was brought in earlier, weighing 117g. She

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Colin’s release

Last night we said a fond but tearful farewell to Colin, the hog we have in our care longer than any other.

He came to us as a juvenile aged approx 4-5 months on the evening of 23rd August 2018, after being trapped between two brick walls below ground level for five days. He appeared to have walked along or climbed over a garden wall and fallen into the 6inch gap behind, trapping him against a garage wall. In that time he had tried frantically to climb out, but at a depth of around 3ft below the garden level this was impossible. The frantic scratching to climb out resulted in him losing all the claws on his front feet and the tip of some of the toes.

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