As you can see below, November has been an exceptionally busy month. Mostly due to admissions of a large number of hedgehogs.
On Tuesday 15th August Fran posted a photo on our website a picture of our empty animal food shelves with a plea for donations. We are inundated with hedgehogs at the moment (more than 100 currently in care) and going through food very quickly. That afternoon Hannah went on BBC Radio Shropshire Drivetime to appeal […]
Hedgehogs are declining rapidly and there is a real concern for their welfare. One way you can help is to build them somewhere safe, dry and warm to hibernate over winter. Never build a bonfire and leave it for a few days at this time of year as hedgehogs may choose this as their over […]
This heart was created for Cuan Wildlife Rescue by Hazel McNab. Read more about her project here.
Another follow-up to our little hedgehog with the netting. A couple of days ago, whilst weighing him and checking him over, we noticed that the skin under the chin was beginning to break down again. Back again to Chris, our vet, for yet another operation to clean him up. Hopefully, this plus another short course […]
This unfortunate hedgehog was found ensnared in strawberry netting. The pictures speak for themselves. Obviously, he will have suffered horribly. When using netting of any sort in the garden, even fruit cage netting, please be aware it can be a death trap for a small creature. Birds, hedgehogs, frogs and toads (which incidentally are good […]
Fran visited High Ercall Primary School where the children met a hedgehog and were told about the dangers to hedgehogs in gardens. Fran was then shown around the school’s forest garden looking for safe areas for hedgehogs and other creatures.
A hedgehog was recently admitted to “Cuan House” having been found curled up on someone’s drive. On examination, we noticed a problem with his mouth so promptly referred him to our vet. Once sedated, he was found to have a fractured lower jaw which was then wired up, It was a similar operation to what […]
Gardens can be dangerous places for hedgehogs. This short video highlights some of the problems they may encounter and the simple steps that can be taken to help ensure the hedgehogs visiting your garden stay safe.