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Our rescue hedgehogs move in to their new home
We don’t know exactly why hedgehog numbers are falling, but there are a number of factors involved, including more intensive agriculture (the loss of hedgerows and permanent grassland) and the use of pesticides which reduces the amount of prey available.
Baby Hedgehogs Rescued In Cornwall
Three rescued baby hedgehogs have been set free in Cornwall.
Cornwall’s Crealy joined forces with hedgehog rescue centre ‘Prickles & Paws’ to release the hoglets, into the wild.Three hoglets, including hand-reared Wan, and a fully grown male, Gromit, were set free on Crealy’s farmland…
´Hog´ centre in strimmer plea
A LOCAL hedgehog rescue centre is combining its busiest summer yet with support for a strimmer awareness campaign.
Prickles and Paws, the Cubert-based hedgehog rescue and rehabilitation centre, is currently caring for the more than 40 ‘hoglets’ …
The Poorly Hedgehogs Needing Help In Cornwall
It has been revealed that hundreds of hedgehogs are being taken in poorly across Cornwall.
Cubert based charity Prickles and Paws Hedgehog Rescue has helped more than 350 so far this year.
Tiny hedgehog named Hovis dies
A little hedgehog nicknamed Hovis that was found stuffed into a bread bag inside a gas box wedged closed with a brick has died.
Two young hedgehogs were discovered in Porth near Newquay last month. Sadly one of the hedgehogs was already dead when they were found, and Hovis was in a critical condition.
Hedgehogs Die After Being Stuffed In Plastic Bag
Two hedgehogs have died – after being put in a plastic bag and wedged in a gas meter box in Newquay.
Rescuers tried to save one that was still showing signs of life when it was found in the bread bag in Porth. But little Hovis lost her fight for life at the weekend.
Hedgehog numbers in sharp decline
Estimating hedgehog numbers is notoriously difficult: they are nocturnal and naturally avoid humans.
According to the best estimates, the British population has plunged from 36.5 million in the 1950s to just over 1.5 million by 1995.
A fantastic £521.09 raised!
Based in Cubert, Newquay, Prickles & Paws are a family run charity, co-ordinating the rescue and rehabilitation of hedgehogs, some as small as 20g!
Guests took part in a treasure hunt starting at Pets Corner and leading guests around the park…
Hedgehog Tortured And Killed By Yobs
You might find this upsetting but there are claims a gang of yobs killed a hedgehog in Redruth using a makeshift flame thrower.
Marc Willoughby says his girlfriend watched them light a spark before spraying an aerosol over the defenceless animal.
Baby hedgehogs… left for dead discovered in Porth
Diane South, who formed Prickles and Paws Hedgehog Recuse more than 6 years ago with her family, said the team are looking to prick someone’s conscience by starting an appeal for information on Facebook.