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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

A huge thank you from all the hedgehogs in our care for all the donations and cards received. This will all go towards food and the extra heating for the ones that are still too small to survive hibernation,

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charlie the hoglet

Update on Charlie from Islay. He arrived here on the 5th November after a ferry and car journey from Islay and was 202 grams and minus a front leg. He was found out of the nest and it appears that … Continue reading

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thorny head worms in hedgehogs

We published a warning about this worm in September 2012 but I will copy the symptoms and treatment here again. I posted a dead hedgehog to London Zoo on the 16th for a post mortem and the email received on the … Continue reading

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CITIZEN OF THE YEAR 2014 AWARD

Had a pleasant evening on the 29th at St Michaels Inn with The Rotary Club of North Fife to be presented with their CITIZEN OF THE YEAR 2014 Award for caring for hedgehogs over the last 19 years. Came home … Continue reading

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BE AWARE OF TICKS NOW.

When out walking or with your dog be aware of the danger from ticks just now. The warning has been broadcast on the TV as this is the busy time for them. Also look out for any hedgehogs that you … Continue reading

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HEDGEHOG AWARENESS WEEK

It’s Hedgehog Awareness Week this month (4 – 10th May) and the British Hedgehog Preservation Society is asking everyone to make a promise to do one extra thing to help hedgehogs during the week.  You could make a 5” square … Continue reading

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Glenfiddich Spirit Of Scotland Awards Night

Oh well that’s the big night over and as I expected the award went to the one that I said would be the main competition, Gordon Buchanan the Wildlife Cameraman/Presenter. A few comments heard were that it seems that the … Continue reading

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Thank you for your votes

Well folks that’s the voting closed so now the wait to find out who the lucky voters are that won the prizes for voting and then the long wait to find out how we done. The awards are on the … Continue reading

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HEDGEHOGS + BONFIRES = DISASTER

PLEASE CHECK FOR HEDGEHOGS AND ANY OTHER SMALL ANIMALS THAT MAY BE HIDING IN YOU BONFIRE PILE BEFORE LIGHTING IT. This photo is an example of a “lucky” hedgehog that managed to get out before it was cooked. With a … Continue reading

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Meet the hero of the hedgehogs

This was in our local newspaper The Courier which covers a large area of the East side of Scotland. It has a reminder about voting in the Glenfiddich Spirit Of Scotland Awards 2013 for which we are nominated in the … Continue reading

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