The RSPCA is calling for people to be aware of the dangers of littering after a hedgehog in Hampshire died from an infection from wounds caused by an elastic band.

The young hedgehog was found last Wednesday (18 November) stumbling around in an unusual manner in daylight by a mother and daughter in Basingstoke, Hampshire, who, concerned for the animal’s welfare, contacted the RSPCA for help.

RSPCA inspector Nikki Denham took the sick animal to Hart Wildlife Hospital near Alton … Continue reading…