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Urgent Need for Foster Carers for Underweight Hedgehogs During the winter months we often have hedgehogs admitted that are fit and well but very young and underweight and they would not survive the winter and hibernation at the weight they are at. We are looking for individuals who live in the North Birmingham area (Sutton […]
Snuffles Hedgehog Rescue operates according to strict wildlife care guidelines as recommended by the RSPCA and other wild animal rescue organisations. Once a hedgehog has been treated in the critical care unit, if it is underweight it will be transferred to one of our dedicated foster carers to take care of the hedgehog in an […]
DEFRA has recently approved the use of the A24 trap in England (pending in Wales and Scotland) and Snuffles Rescue are very concerned about it. The traps (see http://www.goodnature.co.nz/products/rat-stoat/) are sold to kill hedgehogs (amongst other species), in New Zealand where hedgehogs are a non-native and considered a ‘pest’ species. Following DEFRA approval, the traps […]
We are delighted to announce that thanks to the generosity of our supporters we have raised £2,000 towards the total appeal fund. We have also received a grant from the Sutton Coldfield Charitable Trust, which means that we can now go ahead and purchase the larger shed, purpose made plastic hutches and 2 incubators. A […]
Please take care when gardening At this time of year many hedgehogs are killed and maimed by gardening equipment, particularly strimmers, mowers and digging equipment. We have created a special sticker that can be put on your equipment to act as a reminder to “check before digging strimming or mowing” which can be purchased from […]
While in the rescue we feed our hedgehogs on meat based cat or dog food in jelly NOT gravy (sachets or tins), meat based cat biscuits, sunflower hearts (not sunflower seeds) and, as a treat, dried mealworms. We are always in need of more food to help feed our hedgehogs and we have set up […]