Hedgehog Awareness Week

Lincolnshire's famous little hedgehog hospital

Elaine started Hedgehog Care in 1980
Apart from her pension, Elaine relies entirely on donations
It costs around 40p per day to feed a hedgehog
There can be up to 200+ hedgehogs to feed a day
Elaine spends about £300 a month on vet bills
Hedgehogs are now an endangered species
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It is Hedgehog Awareness Week from May 5th to 11th 2013.  It is organised by the British Hedgehog Preservation Society and aims to highlight the problems faced by hedgehogs and what you can do to help them.

The Hedgehog Care website already has much of this information on it.  Hedgehogs face problems all year round so please don’t confine your interest to just one week of the year!

Elaine & Stacy need your help every day of the year.  If you can go along to visit you will be able to see how much work is involved and how much help is needed.  If you cannot visit in person please consider give a donation, however small, via the PayPal donate button.

Other things needed at Hedgehog Care at them moment are:

  • Tins of dog food & cat food: NOT fish or pork flavoured though
  • An experienced decorator to repaint the runs & cages with timber treatment
  • New or leftover open cans of garden timber treatment paint, any colour: MUST be safe for animals

In the meantime I hope you take some time to read up on Hedgehog information so that you know what to do when you come across one.  And if you are lucky enough to have them in your garden already you can help them flourish by looking after them properly.

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We Can No Longer Accept Visitors

As of April 2021 Hedgehog Care is no longer a visitors attraction so please do not call by.

With old age, family illness and Covid threat, we are always open for Hedgehog patients and casualties but sadly no longer for showing visitors round.

Hoping you will understand and continue support.
Love Elaine and Hedgehogs.

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If you have a hedgehog


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01507 450221

between 8am and 10pm