Residents Taunton in the southwest of Great Britain have found something strange in the territory of the house. The non-uniform sphere of bright blue color was at all not blown off ball, and a hedgehog. The unfortunate animal has been completely coated and has curled up a ball because of a stress. Whether someone has smeared him purposely or the hedgehog itself has fallen in bank with paint — it is unknown.
we had liked this history — the ball was live and saved. We hurry to share with you!
For cases of urgent rescue of animals and their protection in England there is a special service RSPCA — Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Exactly there have also addressed found a blue hedgehog. Though before it they tried to wash him independently, it not too worked well.
The employee of society brought an animal to the center where the help has been rendered to him. The hedgehog who was ezhikhy managed to be saved, but process was hard.
Paint was very caustic, it was removed from needles by several days. Besides dye has got also on skin, and it at hedgehogs very sensitive, there were ulcers.
Therefore to clean skin, it was necessary to apply anesthetic and to look after separately wounds.
To Ezhikh called in honor of the famous game character of the 90th — Sonik.
We hope that now from similarity with the character the animal had only name — paint was completely washed, the hedgehog felt perfectly and has been liberated.
Representatives of RSPCA tell that in warm season hedgehogs often get into unpleasant situations, and the danger to them is constituted by various devices and the equipment outdoors and in private houses. The landscape ponds and fences, chemicals left unguarded, grids, sharp garden tools — all this can injure active hedgehogs. Especially "ezhiny time" comes in the spring when animals depart from hibernation and actively run in search of food.
Experts pay attention and that other small animals and even pets can suffer because of the carelessness. The history Sonik — one of many in which the staff of society should be engaged, saving inattentive prickly fidgets. Therefore experts urge to remember our indirect danger to small animals and whenever possible to remove the objects representing for them risk.
Animals to whom we can do harm are:
It is important to owners to remember that their pets who were taken out in the summer on the dacha or the nature can also suffer. Animals are unusual to this environment: veterinarians note that in warm season the quantity of injuries and poisonings increases.
Therefore it is worth taking care of that pets had no access to:
Before long departure it is possible to consult to the veterinarian and to take the first-aid kit of first aid, necessary for the pet.
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