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Home Forums Hedgehog signs and sightings Taken up residence – YES!! Reply To: Taken up residence – YES!!


A hedgehog put a smile on my face yesterday. I happen to look in a feeding station hat had bedding in it from last Autumn, but was never used for hibernating. It was empty, all the bedding was gone, all that was left was dust.

Did get me thinking of where it could have been taken to. I looked into a lodge that was nine feet or less away, built into the dry stone wall. This is a proper hibernating lodge the type with the rounded roof. Has not been used for years, for hibernating. And lo and behold, all the material was in there, including litter that they manage to pick up. And the hedgehog had taken up residence. They can get a bit fussy I suppose. But that is good as I can return the box to a feeding station now, once I give it a clean.