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Springtime Orphans

28 Apr 2012

Springtime is a particularly hard time for us at the rescue, with plenty of baby wild animals coming in, almost every day. Each animal can take a huge amount of time and effort, so it puts an extra strain on the charity. Firstly we need to assess the patient, we need to be sure of the […]

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 […]

Foxes go to their release pen

22 Oct 2011

  Today was a big day for 2 little foxes we have hand reared.  One of the foxes came in with awful mange and had ongoing treatment for 9 weeks!  We have really struggled to find a suitable site for these foxes be released at.  Other sanctuaries are also having difficulty finding suitable sites.  Thanks […]

Epic Hedgehog Rescue

10 Jul 2011

We don’t go out to rescue trapped animals, with working full time whilst running the sanctuary, we struggle to cope with that let alone going out rescuing even more creatures. Today though we could not say no when a couple turned up telling us about a hedgehog, that had been trapped for at least two […]

Hedgehog Care Course 13th August.

12 Jun 2011

We have so many baby and adult hogs coming in at present that we are now relying heavily on hedgehog and wildlife fosterers.  If you want to know more or are serious about caring for hedgehogs then we would advise people to book onto this course. Lots of people tell us that they want to […]

Hedgehog with Balloon Syndrome

01 May 2011

This poor guy came to us all blown up like a puffer fish. This condition is quite rare, we have only experienced it once before, many years ago, it’s called balloon syndrome due to the hedgehog inflating like a balloon. This condition is the symptom of something more serious, such as respiratory tract damage or […]

Fox Cub

03 Apr 2011

This little chap is the first fox cub of the season, he was found during building works which disturbed the mother. He is probably around four weeks old so still being fed on milk, our task will be to keep him warm and bottle feed on milk replacement.  Fox cubs do require a lot of attention, they […]

Stoat Released Back into Wild

30 Jul 2010

This young man was found clutching to a portacabin and probably separated from his mother when it was moved. We have hand reared him on special milk formula before introducing him to raw meat.

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