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Home Forums Hedgehog signs and sightings Got a sighting…What now? Reply To: Got a sighting…What now?


Great news that you have a hog! You are due for hours and hours of entertainment and a few moments of frustration!
Why not build a feeding station? Plastic crate from Homebase or similar – I have a 32 litre ‘really useful’ one. Cut a hole in one end – big enough for a hedgehog but too small for a cat/Fox. Put food in a Dish furthest away from the hole and in front of the hole – inside the box – put a brick or large stone. This will stop cats putting a paw in to pull food out but will allow the hedgie to limbo in! I put my water dish outside the box but others put them both in together. My hogs regularly take a footbath when they drink! They don’t seem to mind the grit!
It won’t stop a rat or huge slugs from sharing the food but will stop cats and foxes!