Not sure I have a solution as such for you but I got in touch with my local hedgehog rescue to help out and ended up overwintering 2 hogs this winter and have 3 cages ready at any time… I only get the ones which aren’t Ill any more and just need fattening up. I offered to do this to make space as the rescue was full to bursting however I have a pygmy hedgehog at home as well as numerous other animals which I think gave the lady who runs the rescue a bit more confidence in me. My point is maybe ask people who want to help/volunteer if they have the space if they could foster as you do, the hogs who pretty much just need feeding and cleaning each day and a big clean and weighing once a week. And in winter there isn’t much to do at all if they hibernate. I have to say my 2 have just been released 2 weeks ago and I miss cleaning up their mess and getting a little peak if I went out in the evening to check on them =)
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