You may, as I do, have childhood memories of leaving out a saucer of bread and milk for the hedgehogs and watching them visit in the early twilight.
We now know differently – bread and dairy products are very bad for them.
So – here’s the latest advice from SW Hedgehogs – who suggest dog or cat food – dry varieties are fine. Even commercial hedgehog food can contain some poor ingredients – so check carefully.
Fresh water is important for them – but make sure the dish isn’t too deep or easy to tip over- you can add stones to make things easier.
Hedgehogs are now considered endangered – so let’s try to help them…….