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Again, there is noone that I can ask in that immediate area, the nearest people are about 1.5km away, which I think is far enough off of the patch that it won’t be the best place to leave it.

If it is dry, I’ll make an effort to take a couple of litres and leave it under the hedge I release it to with a bit of food for a while. At this time of year, I would be quite surprised if that was really necessary. I live in Northumberland and November is not usually a dry month. It is the potential for severe frost that concerns me, as I don’t think that is far away and nights are already very cold.

I changed the paper that I lined its box with and gave some more food about 40 minutes ago, this time I soaked the kibble a bit and can see it has had a good go at the food again. Now back on the fence whether or not to hang onto it for a day or two, while it is eating. I don’t know how you all do this, it is so stressful!!!