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Home Forums Carers / rescuing a hedgehog INJURED HOGS

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    I have a nesting box and a feeding station in my back garden, they’ve been used regularly, although the nesting box has just been used for ‘resting’.
    Two weeks ago I noticed a visiting hedgehog seemed to have difficulty walking. I took it to the vets and found one of it’s back legs was partly severed. The vet put it to sleep.
    Now I’ve seen another very young hoglet which also seems to be struggling walking but I can’t uncurl it to take a good look. It’s eating and drinking and getting around. I don’t want it to suffer the same fate.
    Is there a sanctuary which would check for infections and then house it?
    My garden is not secure enough for me to keep it.
    Any help would be appreciated.

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