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Home Forums Hedgehog signs and sightings Our hedgehogs haven't been for 5 nights running…. Reply To: Our hedgehogs haven't been for 5 nights running….


I have a hedgehog that has been visiting every night for weeks, his temporary nest is in my garden. Intent on feeding him up for hibernation I put food out about 8pm and within minutes he is there munching away. The last 3 nights the food is untouched and no sign. I feel so sad as I’m wondering if he has been killed. I searched the nearby road for remains but nothing and it seems too early for hibernation. We have just had a very cold few days so I’m wondering if that’s prompted early hibernation. Maybe the predicted warm week we about to have will coax him. Any ideas from any experts or experienced hedgehog watchers?