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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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STRIMMERS & MOWERS

The Easter weekend is popular for many to start clearing up the garden (weather permitting!) Please, please think before strimming/mowing overgrown areas, there may be a hedgehog hibernating or just asleep in the undergrowth. We have dealt with many horrific … Continue reading

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