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Keep feeding hedgies and watering
It looks like it is going to be like 2016 where I fed hedgehogs all through the winter. Last Saturday I released two hedgehogs both from my garden one who had been treated for ringworm who I rescued about 4 weeks ago, the other who was underweight who got huffy and puffy and need releasing as it was detrimental to his wellbeing. As I am still feeding hedgehogs every night I felt it safe to do so. I still have 3 in my care who will stay with me till spring. I have rescued 8 from my garden 2 have died which were to ill to save and even though I got to them there was nothing that could be done. Two of my boys are shedding quills so they are 4 months old (born September) the other is a little girl who came from a vets to my lady who fosters them out. I am desperate for female hedgies as mine are all male to keep my successful family of hedgehogs going.
I have one hibernating in the house outside and still feeding one that visits. This year has been extremely mild though very wet where I live in west Cornwall. I will continue to feed as long as the food keeps being eaten anyway. I wonder if this will be the norm with climate change and warmer winters? It certainly seems that way to me.
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