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EternalOptimist
8th August 2012, 21:50
I really want a hedgehog.

but me garden isnt big enough, and there is not enough hedgehog infrastructure around to support one


I'm a bit pissed off about that





:rolleyes:

Robinho
8th August 2012, 21:55
And moaning about it on CUK is going to help how?

Cliphead
8th August 2012, 21:55
Got four acres here but no hedgehogs. Deer, rabbits, foxes, buzzards and assorted bird life but no hedgehogs.

Gentile
8th August 2012, 21:57
There was one in my garden digging for worms when I looked out late at night a few months back. I sat watching him for ages - they're speedy wee things.

EternalOptimist
8th August 2012, 21:59
And moaning about it on CUK is going to help how?

I like to bandy drunken words with true friends now and then.

it means nothing. It adds nothing to the sum of human achievement.

It helps younger dudes to know that the older dudes are, in fact human, and occasionally silly



thats it

Robinho
8th August 2012, 23:12
I like to bandy drunken words with true friends now and then.

it means nothing. It adds nothing to the sum of human achievement.

It helps younger dudes to know that the older dudes are, in fact human, and occasionally silly



thats it

Noted

Basil Fawlty
9th August 2012, 07:34
And moaning about it on CUK is going to help how?

Don't be so prickly....:igmc:

FiveTimes
9th August 2012, 07:37
There was one in my garden digging for worms when I looked out late at night a few months back. I sat watching him for ages - they're speedy wee things.

Why doesn't that surprise me :eyes

Where you wearing your black belt and devising a crack solution to a clients urgent issue ?

Support Monkey
9th August 2012, 07:57
Get them in my garden occasionally, when i dug the test holes for my extension i came out one morning and there was one stuck down the hole, i lifted him/her out and sent them on their way round the back of the garden shed.

xoggoth
9th August 2012, 09:40
Rarely seen live hedgehogs or foxes since moving to a rural area. They seem to like city life or, more likely, gardens are the only habitat they have in cities whereas ours can stay well away from us in the woods.

norrahe
9th August 2012, 09:42
Rarely seen live hedgehogs or foxes since moving to a rural area. They seem to like city life or, more likely, gardens are the only habitat they have in cities whereas ours can stay well away from us in the woods.

You can often see them more as people tend to put out food for them. Great if it is hedgehogs, not so, if it is foxes.

OwlHoot
9th August 2012, 10:09
We used to put a tin bowl of milk out for ours, and after a while it expected this every night and got very grumpy if we forgot - We'd hear loud metallic noises of the bowl being kicked round and round the patio until someone went outside to top it up. :laugh

FiveTimes
9th August 2012, 10:11
I thought you were supposed to give hedgehogs water not milk ?

xoggoth
9th August 2012, 10:11
Wonder what we would feed lions with?

Hedgehogs can be incredibly noisy. Loud crying noise last year and found a young hedgehog with chunk of spikes torn out, stinking cat probably. Not a major injury I daresay and eventually it wandered off.

Gentile
9th August 2012, 10:13
We used to put a tin bowl of milk out for ours, and after a while it expected this every night and got very grumpy if we forgot - We'd hear loud metallic noises of the bowl being kicked round and round the patio until someone went outside to top it up. :laugh

Dawwww!! :smile

Isn't cow's milk bad for hedgehogs (http://www.thehedgehog.co.uk/diet.htm), though? (scroll down, and third sentence on the link). :ohwell

Durbs
9th August 2012, 10:21
I really want a hedgehog.


We had one that used to come at the same time each night and we'd put cat food out for him. Then one day he stopped coming and not seen him since so guess that didn't end happily :(

They are lovely things.

original PM
9th August 2012, 11:53
they are actually pretty flea ridden mangy things headhogs.

not at all like that blue one in the computer game

:o

OwlHoot
9th August 2012, 11:58
Dawwww!! :smile

Isn't cow's milk bad for hedgehogs (http://www.thehedgehog.co.uk/diet.htm), though? (scroll down, and third sentence on the link). :ohwell

Crikey - We didn't know that! It seemed to like milk though, as its tantrums showed.

Good find BTW

mudskipper
9th August 2012, 12:00
I really want a hedgehog.

but me garden isnt big enough, and there is not enough hedgehog infrastructure around to support one


I'm a bit pissed off about that





:rolleyes:

If you can't have your own, you could always consider adoption.

Benny (http://www.sttiggywinkles.org.uk/adoption/benny.html)