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Home Forums Hedgehog signs and sightings Loss of Appetite Reply To: Loss of Appetite


Nic, I know just what you mean about the pros and cons of being able to recognize different hogs. Even though I can’t tell my visitors apart, I’m always uneasy when they don’t turn up. The other night I managed to spot one leaving the garden and wanted to see which direction he headed off in. I live near a road junction – thankfully not a main road, and miraculously traffic-free that night, because he made straight for the middle of the road and looked like he meant to stay there! My heart was in my mouth, and I was about to go and move him on (although in my pyjamas!), when he ambled off. My other half says we can’t control what happens to wild animals, but you can’t help feeling protective of them, and a bit proprietorial.
As for hoglets, have never seen any young ones, and my hog house appears uninhabited at present. There’s been a lot of goings-on in the garden romantically speaking though, so am at least hoping to see some babies dropping in.