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Home Forums Carers / rescuing a hedgehog rescued 2 hedgehogs within the week Reply To: rescued 2 hedgehogs within the week

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Hi Hedgie Lover

You’re fussing/worrying too much. They really need minimal disturbance, not least so that they don’t become too habituated to humans. There’s not a lot they can do anyway, shut in a box so aren’t going to appear very active (other than re-arranging their bedding, when there may be a sudden flurry of activity) and their sleeping patterns are bound to be disturbed a bit when in captivity.

The recommended release weights from being in care are different from the minimum weight recommended for a hedgehog in the wild. That’s because they are likely to lose weight on release.

Good luck with the hand over. Hope all goes well.