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Home Forums Hedgehog signs and sightings Regular daytime visitor Reply To: Regular daytime visitor

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Hi Rainy

Welcome to the Forum.

I think your vets are right saying to keep an eye on her. However at this time of year, if she is definitely a she, it is possible she has hoglets. (although you would think she would go back to them more often than you describe) They often go out for a nap outside to have a break from the hoglets, especially when it’s hot. It does not sound so much of a worry if she is sleeping amongst vegetation, but if you found her resting right out in the open, or what seems to be like sunbathing, that would be more worrying. Again, though if that happens, take advice from the vet or a hedgehog carer, in case she has hoglets, which you probably wouldn’t want to take her away from. I suppose the other possibility is that she is an old hog.

Many hogs will sometimes walk right up to you (although usually at night) if you stay still, as if they don’t realise you are there. They don’t have very good eye sight and rely more on their sense of smell and hearing.

Re. posting films on here. It is easy if they are somewhere else on the internet – you just put a link on. I don’t have any anywhere else so have never put any films on. You can also put photos on via the home page and you can get video put on

Good luck.