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Hi! I’m over in Liberton, South Edinburgh, and was delighted to see two hedggies in my garden last night, I think mating. They were making quite noise but wasn’t sure what it was.
I’m now wondering if I should try building a nest for them and start giving a bit of food? My garden is usually festooned with snails and slugs, so I’m delighted to have such lovely visitors!
Not sure if trying to build a nest is a good idea. I have a cat and lots of cat visitors at the moment, toms mainly, trying their luck with Bella, to no avail I might add!
I will try a little corner under the hedge and leave some water and food out tonight and see how it goes. However I do feed the birds on my hut roof and saw a rat there a few weeks ago. I’m working through the bird seed – have a lot of birds and squirrels feeding. Have a feeling I might be helping the rat population. I saw the posts about rats so that’s helpful advice.