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Cage traps are useful against rats but rats can be cautious of them for a while so patience is needed plus rat cage traps are capable of catching hedgehogs.

It is legal to release rats elsewhere if that’s what you want to do.

I have had rat problems and hedgehog carers that I know say rats have destroyed their hedgehog boxes by chewing into them. I have also heard of rats feeding on hibernating hedgehogs in care.

The best solution against rats and the one I use is an air rifle.