Sunday, 26 April 2020

Where has the time gone?

Where has the time gone?Mum was supposed to have done a post about the Hedgehogs in the garden but that went bye bye....The reason is I have a swollen right front paw.don't mind the photo it was taken before mum bathed it....
So since Monday I have been on a course of antibiotics and painkiller with daily foot baths to keep it clean,it now looks like this..
the redness has reduce and a little bit of the swelling has gone down,but it is still a bit swollen and sore so this is being emailed to the vets to see if they want to see me or give me something else.


As for Pup the female and Hogmite the male hedgehogs that over wintered in the green house they have successfully been released....but to our surprise they mated before Hogmite went off on walk about looking for more ladies.Pup stayed for a while but she has gone walk about too but I think hse still comes for a bit of food and water sometimes.But We have a new visitor another male who comes for dinner one of last years babies...could even be pups brother who disappeared.And Pups Mum has moved back for a bit too.Mummy has some video footage to upload but she has been busy with me and the garden so she hasn't had much time to do it but she will...at some point!

Also we heard the Brian's Dad has been poorly and is in Hospital,we hope he feels better soon!


Sunday, 19 April 2020

Hello!I'm Back from a little break

I know its been a few weeks since I last posted.Who knew the being on Lock Down would create so much work at home.So when the restrictions started Mum started this...
The Garden went from this to this...




Then she started doing veggies and repurposed some stuff to make a raised veggie bed....





she did some herbs,dwarf runner beans,carrots,potatoes and tomatoes in the greenhouse!
The garden then looked like this....
Mummy has got some other veg and herbs going in the green house and the tomatoes are now little plants.Mum has some new seeds to start and she has some more on order,So that is a work in progress.However the garden now looks like this....





As you can see the grass is growing,as are the potatoes,carrots,strawberries and some more runner beans.Mum has been very busy even the sheds have been painted but need some new felt for the wooden shed roof. ans there are some other jobs to continue with like cutting the grass in places out the front garden.But all the Hedgehog nest boxes are out the front but I'll tell you all about my prickly friends in the week...I have so much to tell you about them.

But today I got to do this....




And I had this great thank you gift from Valentine  at Noir Kitty Mews,he invited me to do a fun interview with him.It was lots of fun so you should go take a look if you haven't already


Anyway I'll tell you all about the Hedgies in the week...Stay safe and have fun!


Sunday, 22 March 2020

Weekend Plans and for the next few weeks

Well Looks like We have Spring weather finally so Mum had a hearty breakfast
And I had mine too...
Then I had a bit of this...
As it was very windy outside I stayed inside.But today is a different day the wind has dropped so mum is doing some projects in the garden.All the wind,rain and winter storms we have had has taken its toll on the fencing so it needs a bit of TLC.Mum wants to plant out all the plants she has in pots because she says there are to many and she wants to improve the drainage in the bottom of the garden so that means putting the honey suckles,the bay tree bush,a fancy acer that is pot bound and the apple tree in the ground to drink all the water up plus lots of other plants.She also wants to try some carrots,and some runner beans down there and some tomatoes and may be some other veggie bits, plus some herbs and so pepper she has already started in the kitchen for a herb garden in one of the pots she will free up.she figures she just as well concentrate on the garden if she is going to be stuck at home a lot for the next couple of months.

Don't worry we will still go to people free spots in the countryside to break the cabin fever and stretch our legs.
The Hedgehogs are doing well with Hogmite living in the front garden and chowing down there.Pup is still in the back garden in the greenhouse as it is still cold at night but her heat pad is slowly being turned down with the hope to turn it off at the end of the week and at some point over the next few weeks if the weather holds mum said she will find a nice sheltered spot in the back garden for her box and then she can go where ever she likes.So that's what we are up to for now while we are in partial lock down across the country.Mum will still be working as she is a key worker and is helping to feed the country thought she did say that with all the panic buying everybody is doing they shouldn't need any more for a few weeks...but no people are still panic buying and some are just being horrible to the staff where she works because the shelves keep being stripped bare and they are having trouble getting stock to fill the shelves....So she just smiles but she won't put up with bad behavior from those people who are horrible,she's a tough cookie my mum.Anyway I hope your lockdowns with your peeps is going well so stay safe everyone!

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Sunday, 15 March 2020

Sunday Selfies

Social distancing at it's Best....We are all ok  and Healthy...we will keep you updated.We will try to get out and about but only to the middle of Nowhere away from people

Sunday, 1 March 2020

Apparently it is supposed to be Spring?!!

Well apparently it is supposed to be Spring now....Well I can't see her,feel her or smell her....So where is she?We have had rain...not warm rain but cold rain since September and its still doing it...I am so bored with it now.Even the Hedgehogs are bored with it.Hogmite moved out of the greenhouse again so mum move his box to the front garden cause he's been hanging around out there so now last night he moved back into the greenhouse into Pup's empty box...Go figure!Anyway mum said she's not moving his box again as he will move out of the greenhouse as soon as the weather gets better and if need be she can release Pup from the greenhouse in her hutch by leaving the big door open on the hutch.Mum said the forecast for next week is the same as this week but it looks like the week after is going to dry up a bit so she things Hogmite will move out again,she also said his hormones will kick in and he will start to think about all the ladies out there so he will go off gallivanting what ever that means!Anyway yes Pup is home from the rehab lady and has settled in nicely to her hutch and is eating well,we just need better weather to get her ready for release!

Anyway since its supposed to be Spring here's a photo from last Spring....


Sunday, 23 February 2020

All systems are go!

5 4 3 2 1 All systems are go!! Yes finally Mummy is happy,the PC is back!All newly rebuilt with pretty much everything inside all new.....like a brand new PC only not completely.



Anyway we have News on the Hedgehog front.Pup's mum has come back after her 2nd half winter sleep, and she's moved back into her nest box in the front garden. Hogmite paid a visit to the front garden and well got shoved about by Pup's mum but he's still living in the greenhouse so here is last nights footage....



And well I'm still here same as usual staying indoors out of the wet and the wind....




Sunday, 16 February 2020

On the other side of storm Denis

Phew I'm glad that's nearly  over,Denis is pushing away now, its still wet and windy out but not like it was. We're still with out a PC as it is in the middle of being rebuilt so we're relegated to still using the tablet so we can't do links....and with that in mind you need to pay a visit to my Facebook page  with there is a link some where on my side bar of my blog,because mummy managed to upload some new videos of Hogmite the male juvenile the was released  from the greenhouse that you really need to see.
Hogmite had been roaming about doing what hedgehogs do. He would occasionally stop by for a snack in the front garden food station  but not the greenhouse  and after we got hit by the previous storm Ciara  last weekend  and it being wet and windy on and off all week, Hogmite decided to check the greenhouse out on Wednesday night. He enjoy  a meal and drink from there and in the front garden food station  and trundled  off,Thursday night he came back and moved back in to his old nest box and  he is still  there  after eating all the food in the greenhouse. He did go out a couple of times but wasn't keen on the storm as it spooked  him a bit and well it was horrible last night so he stayed in there  dry most of the time. He has lost a  little weight  and picked up a couple of ticks but otherwise looks  in good shape.  We are very happy to have Hogmite back.
Pup is at a local  rehab  as her weight was still going up and down  and sometimes she wouldn't  eat so she is there to figure out what is going on with her for a couple of weeks. The  rahab seems to think she may not  have been  quite  warm enough so the hospital  hutch in the shed has had some extra insulation  added ready for Pup to come back.
Any way we are all ok so here's  a little photo of me!

Saturday, 15 February 2020

Valentine's day sorry it's a day late

Happy belated Valentine's day to you all!
We're battening down the hatches again as storm Denis has just arrived....see you on the other side !

Sunday, 9 February 2020

No PC Sunday selfie

Dad broke the PC so I'm barely doing this and we have storm Ciara so we are battening down the hatches.....see you on the other side

Monday, 3 February 2020

Happy 8th Gotcha Day Speedy!

Woo Hoo its my Gotcha Day! 8 Years ago today Mummy and Daddy brought me home and Gave the best home a Bunny could have!Now I think that is a good enough reason to celebrate don't you?So Lets Party!!!!!!


Boogie Boogie time....Woohoo!
Thanks to BellaDharma for this cool Gotcha Day card!


Now time for Nibbles and Drinkies!
Now Help Yourselves to the Buffet and Bar!

Sunday, 2 February 2020

Sunday Selfies....Update with the Hotel Speedy!

It's Sunday again and well I'm kind of over winter now,not that its been winter really.It's just been wet really either cold and wet or milder but wet with just a couple of frosty days.Everything is just mud and yet more mud.The ground is so soaked it squelches! So now I want Spring to come and the rain to go away!So we can have this....

Pup finished her course of Lung worm injections on Wednesday and her weight stabilised at around 580g ,not moving just staying the same and then all of a sudden she started to eat more and Mum weighed her on Friday and she gained 25g over night so went up to 605g.Pup is still eating more now but mum didn't get the chance to weigh her yesterday so she will do it today when she cleans Pups Hutch out.Pup will stay in the Hutch on the heat pad where mum can keep a close eye on her and can adjust the temperature of the heat pad with the weather so if it goes a bit colder it can be upped a bit and dropped back if milder like it is at the moment.Plus Mum needs to check her weight because the lungworm could come back in a couple of weeks as new eggs can hatch out.Mum had a sample of Pups Poop sent off to a special wild life hospital and it came back clear so its now about keeping Pup warm and checking her weight and food in take.If everything keeps going the way it is in a few weeks when Spring is here she can go back in to the greenhouse to get used to the back garden and then released to the front a bit later on....well that's the plan....to get Pup back to being a proper Hedgehog doing what they do by May.

Now for stuff about me!Can you believe that tomorrow is my 8th Gotcha Day!?? Me neither! 8 Years ago on the 3rd of February my parents went looking for me and Brought me home that very same day!Where does the time fly?!So I think a little party is in order Tomorrow Don't You?So Join me tomorrow where we can relive some of my past adventures and have a few snacks and may be a few Carrotini's!