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A fifth baby hedgehog has now been rescued. Named Hermione from Harry Potter. All are putting on weight on a diet of mealworms and odds and ends. Hermione as the name suggests is female. She has had to be housed separately because she attacks the males.
I learn more about hedgehog behaviour every day.
Elizabeth, my daughter, has now found the fourth baby hedgehog. See my gallery and look for the submission Hogblog. They have too little fat to survive the winter without help. All four have now been de-ticked and de-flead by Elizabeth and all are doing well. The names are on a literary theme:
Heathcliffe - the orphan from Wuthering Heights
Scout from To Kill a Mockingbird.
Edmund from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Gabriel from Far from the Madding Crowd.
   
22October 2014

The hoglets live in cardboard boxes filled with hay within a large wire dog cage. In the evening, no TV on and a low light and after a while you hear a rustling and a whispered grunt or two and then they come trooping out one after the other. First on the agenda is food followed by a bit of playfighting with lots of loud snuffles. Later what seems to be the eternal quest of investigating all the nooks and crannies in their little environment. They do spend a bit of time running round the room when allowed out.
Hedgehogs have sparse whiskers, very black and straight. They are totally non-aggressive with humans.
Hogblog by aldwarke
Hogblog
Heathcliffe, one of three hedgehog babies rescued by my daughter. They do not weigh enough to be able to survive the coming winter in hibernation. Elizabeth removed three ticks, and de-flead them by hand They feed on dried mealworms and other odds and ends prescribed by the local hedgehog preservation centre at Brigg in Lincolnshire. She will release them next spring with their advice.
The blog will continue to monitor progress.
Any comments on his name?
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Chihuahua puppies by aldwarke
Chihuahua puppies
First time out on a lead with my granddaughter. Daisy nearest camera and Lucy showing the unflattering end.
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Chihuahua Puppies and Foster Mother by aldwarke
Chihuahua Puppies and Foster Mother
Nancy is out ten year old Yorkshire Terrier Jack Russell cross. She has been spayed but has taken on our new puppies so well. 
Puppies came out a bit fuzzy but have you ever tried keeping them still?
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A fifth baby hedgehog has now been rescued. Named Hermione from Harry Potter. All are putting on weight on a diet of mealworms and odds and ends. Hermione as the name suggests is female. She has had to be housed separately because she attacks the males.
I learn more about hedgehog behaviour every day.

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aldwarke Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014
I would like to look at this but I am not proficient enough in the technique to do it.
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Scarlettletters Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Professional Writer
A big thank-you for the fave!
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It really was my pleasure.
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I appreciate the fave - thanks!
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aldwarke Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014
Thank you, Delice. It's so kind of you to include  a bit of my work in your fabulous journal. I really appreciate this.
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Dear Harry, delighted to feature your work:rose:
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Thanks very much for the fave.
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I appreciate the fav on my work- thanks!
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