One of our young cubs enjoying the sunshine.
This year we have cared for over 25 fox cubs who were orphaned, abandoned or whose home was destroyed. They require specialist care and stay with us until they are fully grown and ready to be released.
''Hello, where is my dinner?!''
We often have sick, injured or underweight hedgehogs in our care, especially over the winter when they should be hibernating.
The best food to leave out for hedgehogs in your garden is cat or dog food, meal worms or specially formulated hedgehog food. Remember do not feed them bread, milk or fishy food as this will upset their stomachs.
Many of our littlest babies need a very gentle, patient hand to take over from mum.
Feeding, cleaning and keeping them warm is not as easy as it looks but always worth the effort.
''Whoooo's that coming in my cage?''
Owls and birds of prey do not welcome close contact so we always try to be as hands off as possible whilst giving them a safe environment to recover in.
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Oak and Furrows Wildlife Rescue
Blakehill Nature Reserve
SN6 6RH (SN6 6RA for sat nav)
Telephone: 01793 751412
Registered Charity Number: 1115926
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Oak and Furrows Wildlife Rescue Centre, Blakehill Nature Reserve, Cricklade I’m guessing many of you have done it. Found an ailing fledgling, injured bird, poorly hedgehog, or otherwise hapless and/or damaged member of Mother Nature’s Wildlife Community. You wanted to help. But didn’t know what to do… Well, that’s where the wonderful Oak and Furrows…Read More
Gideon the pigeon was in quite a state, he’d injured his foot by perching on some barbed wire. Luckily the kind humans had found him hobbling near a road and taken him to Oak & Furrows Wildlife Rescue centre. “What have they done with my foot? It feels all stiff” Gideon nervously wonders to himself.…Read More
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