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Just had two in the garden

Home Forums Hedgehog signs and sightings Just had two in the garden

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    Was standing at the back door and could hear a snorting noise there were two hedgehogs first time I have heard them or got that close managed to get a couple of photos made one my profile picture


    That’s wonderful news and so lucky for getting a picture. Hopefully you’ve left them something scrumptious for dinner and some fresh water, it’s been very dry lately and at this time of year with all the chasing around they’ll be thirsty pricklies. Fingers crossed you get regular sightings from now on.


    it’s been exceptionally dry of late and as of now of year with all the pursuing around they’ll be parched pricklies. Fingers crossed you get normal sightings starting now and into the foreseeable future.


    Amazing lucky you, you are very lucky to get a picture. Do you feed them and if so what with?

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    Hi Al Bino

    I see you haven’t had a reply yet, but the best thing to feed hedgehogs with is either hedgehog food – there are various types easily available online and in some pet shops – or meat flavoured cat/dog food, in jelly not gravy and not fish flavour. You can also offer them kitten biscuits. It is very important to leave them some water as well – they drink quite a lot.

    If you have cats around you will find tips on this site for making feeding stations to, hopefully, exclude them – some more successful than others! But some of the hedgehog foods are less attractive to cats than others.

    Good luck if you decide to try that, but another thing you can do to help hedgehogs is to try to make your garden more hedgehog friendly – again, there are lots of tips on this site.

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