Hamworthy Hedgehog Rescue

Share on facebook
Share on twitter

Looking for food

With the arrival of spring, we are getting lots of sightings of hedgehogs emerging from hibernation, and looking for food. They will be hungry and very thirsty.

Below is a simple idea for a feeding station. This will not only stop cats/foxes eating the food, but will also allow you to watch your garden hedgehogs eating, which is always a pleasure to see. Pop a couple of small solar lights outside the box if your garden is very dark, which will help you see them inside.

Poultry flavoured cat biscuits, or meaty cat/dog food is ideal, plus there are many hedgehog specific brands of food available in pet shops and online. Please avoid any foods that contain sunflower hearts, peanuts and mealworms – all of which are extremely harmful to hedgehogs health.

Don’t forget a shallow dish of water!

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.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

More Articles

Hogs
Jim

Pikachu

Tracy had a call earlier this evening by a lady who’s little son had been out playing with his friends on the village green and found this tiny bundle of love curled up in the road against the kerbstones. Despite being very young, he knew right away the baby should not have been out on his own, so he picked him up and ran home to his mum.

Read More »
Hogs
Jim

Fell off a wall

At last a better news post – this adult male hog, 525g, came in after being found wandering around, dazed

Read More »

Training Day

Yesterday, as part of our continual development, and to make sure we are up to speed with the latest research

Read More »