Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe

User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
GUEST,Barrie Roberts BS: Hedgehogs (93* d) RE: BS: Hedgehogs 17 Sep 04

As an erstwhile keeper of pet hedgehogs, i can tell you that hedgehogs are remarkably resistant to chemical poisoning. They can absorb far more of most deadly substances than we can, which raises doubt about any 'poisoned food' explanation of their decline.

Pete Stanley once told me that he had an American guest years ago who was astonished to find a hedgehog, one summer's night, lapping the saucer of milk at the kitchen door which Pete had put out. Once introduced to this foreign creature, the American's immediate question was, 'Is a varmint or a critter?'

Perhaps they've all been eaten by American tourists.

Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.
   * Click on the linked number with * to view the thread split into pages (click "d" for chronologically descending).

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.