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Home Forums Carers / rescuing a hedgehog Which hedgehogs need help in winter? Reply To: Which hedgehogs need help in winter?


bit confused now – should I rescue hedgehogs that are 600g or less now – as I’ve only weighed two and under 450g

If they are in between 450g and 600g – should I rescue them – even if they are healthy and using the feeding station. I might be reading it wrong, but if they are inbetween this weight should we only rescue if the ground is frozen or likely to be frozen.

It’s just that all the hospitals are full right now – if we rescue a hedgehog inbetween 450g and 600g and healthy – would it be mean on another hog that’s poorly or under 450g.

If we have feeding stations, and we know that hog is using the feeding station, should we just leave it?

Even this article says it’s now 600g – I feel a bit reluctant to rescue if above 450g

what does everyone else think?