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Bank Holiday Monday 9 April – Spring at The Rescue

06 Mar 2012

Our wild life hospital is well advanced, however we need more fund to kit it out and allow it to open. We have therefore decided to hold a specific fundraising event. Can you join us? Help us raise   funds for our wildlife hospital; The event at the Sanctuary includes; Meet the rescued animals Refurbishments Food Cakes […]

Hedgehog with `Balloon Syndrome’

05 Mar 2012

This guy came to us today, the member of the public who brought him said, ” I have a huge hedgehog for you”. We soon diagnosed balloon syndrome which, left untreated is almost always fatal. The hedgehogs literally inflate, as air or gas is trapped under their skin, they inflate so much that they end […]

Pigeon with Broken Leg

03 Mar 2012

This poor chap came to us with a broken leg, depending on where the break is, determines the treatment we administer. This chappie has a break quite high up and so he’s in sling to support his weight. He’s quite happy in this position, he can easily feed and drink. In a matter of a couple more […]

Local MP Pays a Visit

02 Mar 2012

Gloria De-Piero MP for Ashfield paid a visit to the sanctuary today.  I think she was a bit overwhelmed by Boris the bull who was wandering around but he loved the attention.  She saw the progress of the wildlife hospital and had a look at some of the animals we are currently caring for.   […]

Tawny Owl Released – UPDATE

10 Feb 2012

This guy was found on the roadside, he was cold, wet and extremely weak but fortunately, after an examination we confirmed that he was not injured. After a few hours in an incubator he had picked up, allthough still very weak. In the morning we forced fed him and have continued to do so until Thursday when […]

Coping with the Snow

05 Feb 2012

We are normally very busy at the sanctuary, but when the weather turns cold, its non stop and there’s little time to rest. As well as all of the normal tasks like feeding, checking and cleaning  all of the animals, its a non stop battle to keep the animals with fresh unfrozen water. All of the rabbits […]

Wildlife Hospital – Update

04 Feb 2012

In 2011 we were granted planning permission to convert a large garage, which we will use to treat wildlife that comes into the charity. We have been working very hard raising the funds for this vital work, now with £8,000 raised so far, we are able to start the first stage. Now the the garage […]

Breeding Like Rabbits!!

27 Jan 2012

  The term ‘breeding like rabbits’ has a lot of truth! Sadly by the time many people have realised this it is far too late.  A female rabbit has the ability to become pregnant again straight after she has given birth.  The gestation of a rabbit is only approximately 30 days so perhaps you can […]

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