Sep 302006
 

It’s been a really busy week for me, so I”m digging up some news from earlier this month to fill up some space. Most of you know about the McDonalds McFlurry lids and how they were a danger to wild hedgehogs overseas and the long battle fought between the multi-billion dollar McDonalds corporation and a » Continue reading…

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Sep 292006
 

We’ve got several litters of babies due soon, so Sean and I set up the nursery tonight. I went to Walmart and bought some new bins for expecting moms and then to Home Depo to look at shelving units. I’m happy with the bins I found. They are smaller then the 90qt Steralite bins I » Continue reading…

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Sep 282006
 

Today I did a lot of work cleaning up the Haverhill place. Mostly I worked on the yard. Since we haven’t been living there for the last month, the yard had gotten rather full of weeds. I also took a car load of stuff back to Pelham. There’s not much to report on the hedgehogs » Continue reading…

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Sep 262006
 

The little ANSI girl with the infected quills is looking a little worse in one spot, but the other 2 spots look healed. She keeps getting a little better, and then a little worse, and then a little better again. Each time she gets better it is an overall improvement, so the meds are working. » Continue reading…

 Posted by at 2:06 PM
Sep 252006
 

From the Yourkshire Post Today Saturday, September 3, 2006 HEDGEHOGS TICK UP A CURE FOR DISEASE Julie Hemmings A HEDGEHOG sanctuary run as a hobby by a university lecturer has helped her team to make an important scientific breakthrough. In her free time, Hull University lecturer Toni Bunnell uses her expertise in mammal conservation to » Continue reading…

 Posted by at 1:55 PM
Sep 242006
 

We finally got on the road at around 11:30AM. It was a really long and smelly trip home, and I do not advise anyone to get themselves trapped in a car with 9 in-tack ferrets. They smell bad. Really really bad. They do this ‘poofing’ thing when they are arguing with each other…..imagine a fart, » Continue reading…

 Posted by at 12:26 AM
Sep 232006
 

The Ferrets of New England made a strong appearance at the show today with Anna taking 2nd in the point class and Avalon and Miss Priss getting lots of “wows”. It was a long day for both the ferrets and the humans, and I think we were all happy with the results. This was a » Continue reading…

 Posted by at 12:00 AM
Sep 222006
 

Today when I was cleaning cages, I found Apple and Wasabi playing ‘tube wars’. This is a game where 1 hedgehog sticks their head in one end of a tube (I make mine out of fun foam, but you can use a TP tube too) and another hedgehog sticks their head in the other end. » Continue reading…

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