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Baby Wild Rabbit

01 May 2012

This baby wild rabbit or kit as the babies are known, was brought to us last week, she had been brought in by a pet cat. She is doing well in an incubator to keep her warm, she is eating and putting on weight. Cat bites can be very infectious, this infection too often kills wild animals, […]

Blind Fox Cub

29 Apr 2012

This poor girl was found wandering around in a car park with no sign of mum, so she was was brought to us. She is around 12 weeks old and is unfortunately blind in both eyes, she also has signs of having been attacked. She has a torn ear and a couple of infected wounds. She is […]

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 […]

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