I’m frequently asked how I started rescuing hedgehogs and became a crazy hedgehog lady…. so here goes!
The inspiration started way way way back. Here is my mum as a girl with a hedgehog in her garden. So it must always have been in my genes!
My mum as a young girl with a hedgehog
I remember camping trips with my parents where we would hear hedgehogs snuffling around outside the tent. We even fed them hedgehog flavour crisps – well it was the 1980s! I now know better and would never feed crisps or bread.
One of my first dates with my now husband was to a hedgehog sanctuary in Devon. I got to hold a baby hedgehog and was smitten.
Me in 2002 with a young hoglet at a Devon hedgehog sanctuary
When we relocated to York, I never expected to find hedgehogs in a city but I…
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