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Fox Cub

09 May 2009

Today this little cub came to us, very frightened and very dehydrated. After eating puppy food and lapping up loads of rehydration fluid, the cub has made a great start to recovery.

Myxi – Vaccinate Your Rabbit

02 May 2009

This week we have taken in a wild rabbit with myxomatosis. On the night she came in we gave her antibiotics, quarantined her in a warm room with lots of Olbas oils, flushed her eyes, syringe fed her on some warm food and got rid of the fleas that she was infested with.  We weren’t […]

Baby Squirrel Rescue

30 Apr 2009

This little chap came to us a week ago, he was found on someones lawn possibly after falling out of his nest. We are now hand rearing him and he’s putting on weight and growing fast. He did spend much of his day sleeping or feeding, but now starting to get active.

Fox Cub – Update

07 Apr 2009

Spring time is very busy for us with many baby animals and birds coming in.  It is very time consuming and hard work not to mention sometimes heartbreaking to hand rear small animals.

Brownie the Rabbit

10 Nov 2008

Brownie, the wild rabbit we rescued a couple of months ago has made a full recovery. Unfortunately we had to give her a lot of physiotherapy on the leg that she kept dragging behind her and this has made her a very imprinted little rabbit.  For this reason she can never be released back into […]

Wild Mice Rescue

04 Nov 2008

When we cleared out one of our stables to make way for 150 ex-battery hens,  we moved some bales of straw and disturbed a family of wild mice. Unfortunately the mother ran off and we could not find her. We had no choice, her babies were too young to defend for themselves so we hand […]

Invasion of the hogs!

21 Oct 2008

Climate change means that hedgehogs are having second broods quite late in the season. We are getting quite a few young hogs in that weigh around 120g.  At this weight a hedgehog will not survive the winter. If you see small hedgehogs out particularly during the day then give us a ring. These 2 in […]

Hedgehog Rescued & Released

23 Sep 2008

This little girl was brought to us from our local vets, she was only a few weeks old and dehydrated. Following treatment and plenty of food, she was released tonight back into the wild.

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