Accessibility Homepage Skip navigation Sitemap


Register and log in to gain access to our forums and chat about everything 'hedgehog'!

Thank you for looking to contribute to the Hedgehog Street forum. Please note that when submitting replies or posts, these are run through our spam-checkers, so there may be a slight delay in your posts appearing, and reflecting in the forum post details below. However, if you think anything has gone awry please contact us.

The views and opinions expressed in this forum do not necessarily represent the views of PTES or BHPS.

Hedgehog blocking entrance to house

Home Forums Hedgehog signs and sightings Hedgehog blocking entrance to house

Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)
  • Author
  • #19190

    I currently have a hedgehog nesting in a hedgehog house I bought a few months ago (the igloo style wicker ones). However recently the entrance to the house has been blocked up with straw bedding and mud. Is this something that hedgehogs usually do around the time they hibernate? I am slightly concerned as I’ve recently noticed a rat coming into the garden and ‘sharing’ the hedgehog food I put out, and wonder if it is the work of said rat. Can anyone advise please?

    Avatar photo

    Hi Freshprince89

    Couldn’t be 100% certain, but it sounds more like a hedgehog. I wouldn’t have thought a rat would bother to shut the door behind it, whereas a hog would be likely to, especially if it’s planning on hibernating in there. A rat would be going in and out.

Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.