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Yesterday Spikes were at the Toachim House Veterinary Surgery Open Day (these are our excellent vets based in Faversham). Thank you so much to our vets for inviting us to be there and to our most generous ladies who make … Continue reading

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New Admission

Our latest arrival is Anthony found wandering about during the day, a little boy luckily found him and his mother contacted us. The little boy has named him Anthony. What a lucky little hedgehog, Anthony has a neck wound, some … Continue reading

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Elastic Bands!

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Hedgehog House Camera

We have been sent these wonderful pictures by Thomasina of Herne Bay. She has installed a camera in her new hedgehog house and you can see a hedgehog fast asleep. The second photo shows her new feeding station with a … Continue reading

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2 more admissions today

We have 2 new admissions again today, first Russell who was found wedged between the edge of a patio and a garden fence unable to get out. Russell was rescued and has now joined us at Spike’s to recuperate. Thank … Continue reading

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SPIKE’S AT THE KENT VEGAN FESTIVAL

What a great day! Not only did Spike’s raise £451.09 for our hedgehogs but a lot of people were made aware of the plight of this beautiful creature. Thank you to everyone who came and supported our stall by buying … Continue reading

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Releases, donations & updates

Our releases back to the wild of our over wintered hedgehogs is nearly complete, with 34 going free fit and healthy. The photo is of one of our girls preparing for her release.   Our very grateful thanks to all … Continue reading

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New admissions

Our first 2 admissions of 2016. Both hedgehogs were found in the same garden and both have ringworm, you can see in the photos the result of ringworm, it makes their spines fall out and the crusty ‘cauliflower’ ears. The … Continue reading

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This is what makes it all worthwhile ..

These are some of the litter of 5 babies who came to Spikes and were hand reared last year after their mother died. This is what really brings a smile to our faces as they are now in their release … Continue reading

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RELEASE TIME!

Finally, we can think about releasing our hedgehogs.  All came in either sick, injured or too small to hibernate and although some are still hibernating (!) others are getting ‘twitchy’ to go back to the wild. We will start contacting … Continue reading

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