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We had a new admission over the weekend, Pat (seen here with food still on her face!) Pat is a healthy 660g but sadly has lung worm so is snuffly and wheezy. She is already on lungĀ  worm medication and … Continue reading

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Better Legal Protection for Hedgehogs

British Hedgehog Preservation Society Petition: Give the hedgehog better legal protection in order to reverse its decline. The petition of the residents of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland declares that the British hedgehog population has declined … Continue reading

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Hedgehog Friendly Gravelboards

Jacksons Fencing have launched a new hedgehog friendly gravelboard, here is the link to their site for more information: https://www.jacksons-fencing.co.uk/News/news/jacksons-fencing-launches-new-product-to-help-save-hedgehogs-6514.aspx

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First Casualty of 2016

We were called out to rescue a hedgehog tangled in electric chicken fencing and found poor Sparky unable to get free of the fencing – Sparky is a beautiful adult with no other apparent problems. Sadly no one knows how … Continue reading

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Just in time for Christmas

Emily has arrived just in time for her Christmas Dinner at Spikes. She is a big girl who unfortunately fell in an oil pit, a great local lady rescued her, cleaned her and fed her and Emily has now joined … Continue reading

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Scarlet

This is our latest arrival Scarlet, she had been seen for a while wandering in daylight in a local couple’s garden. They came to see us at the Christmas Fair on Sunday and were asked to catch her and here … Continue reading

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Date for your diaries Sunday 29th November 1 p.m. till 4 p.m. Boughton-under-Blean Village Hall, near Faversham Christmas Fair. Spikes will be having a stall to spread the hedgehog love and offer advice. We will also be selling our beautiful … Continue reading

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