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Fox Cub Arrives

31 Jul 2019

This beautiful fox cub arrived at the weekend, we believe her mother has been killed, and there are no signs of other cubs. Fortunately she is eating herself and she’s doing well. Currently she’s in our animal hospital ready to go for blood test, then she’ll be transferred to our large fox enclosure. Fox cubs […]

Bunny Release

15 Jun 2019

You may remember we had four baby wild rabbits that came in a couple of months ago, well today all four were successfully released. Hand rearing rabbits is very difficult and many don’t make it. Naturally their mothers only feed a few times a day, their milk is very rich. The rearing milk we buy […]

Hedeghogs Released

29 Apr 2019

In recent weeks we had been releasing hedgehogs but then due to unseasonably hot weather with no rainfall we stopped again! One of our hibernating hedgehogs also only woke up last week and even then needed a little encouragement to venture out of a very large, warm nest! Thank goodness we now have some rainfall […]

Four Foxes Released

06 Oct 2018

You may remember that back in May we rescued 4 fox cubs. They had been found cuddling their dead mother. Had they not been found, they would have certainly perished. The great news it that these four siblings have been successfully hand reared by us and are now wild, living in the countryside enjoying life. […]

Roe Deer Rescue and Release

17 Jun 2018

Back in April we took in this doe Roe Deer, she was admitted to our hospital during our Spring Open Day. This poor girl had been hit by a car and sustained injuries all over her body, in particular her legs. After a course of antibiotics & pain killers for severe infection to one of […]

Four fox Cubs Rescued

19 May 2018

A few weeks ago we took in 4 young fox cubs, they had been found cuddling their dead mother. Sadly it seems their mother had been killed. This poor family was far too young to survive on their own, so we have taken them in. Initially they were on milk, we have now weaned them […]

Hare Hand Reared and Released

25 Oct 2016

Back in August we took in two Laverets, sadly their mother was killed as she tried to cross a road with her babies. On the bright side, a vigilant member of the public saw what had happened, rescued the baby Hares and brought them to us.¬†Over the coming weeks we hand reared them. Sadly the […]

Why Not Lend A Helping Hand To Hibernating Creatures ?

30 Sep 2016

  Did you know that there are three types of british mammal that hibernate over the winter? Hibernation is a method of survival over the winter period, when food is little and the weather is freezing. The animal will enter a deep “sleep” like state, their core temperature will drop as well as their rate […]