Good news for Claire the Hedgehog who has recovered after three weeks in intensive care - EpicNews

March 19, 2020 – 18:09 GMT Megan Bull

It’s been an excellent day for Claire the Hedgehog who has lastly made a full restoration after spending three weeks in intensive care! The prickly younger woman was introduced into the Wildlife Orphanage and Hedgehog Hospital in North Yorkshire by a member of the public, who had found Claire mendacity exterior in the daytime, supposedly loud night breathing. In a dramatic flip of occasions, the hospital workers rapidly realised that Claire was really affected by a doubtlessly deadly case of pneumonia and lungworm. “We didn’t think she’d make it to be honest,” defined Annette Pyrah, who runs the centre. 

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Since revealing the particulars of her miracle restoration, Annette has now confirmed that as of Wednesday, Claire is one wholesome hedgehog. “We have lots of equipment here, a nebuliser, an intensive care unit and we have a vet who can dispense the medicines needed and it’s been a long time,” she mentioned, “but on Wednesday morning we had some really good news.  Never in a million years did I think Claire would reach this point but she did – she now breathes totally silently. And she’s put on a lot of weight. Just look at those chubby little thighs!”

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Claire the hedgehog has been in intensive care for three weeks

An cute video of the beautiful hedgehog reveals her respiration peacefully as she indulges in a mid-morning nap – and we won’t cease crying. Clearly thriving since receiving remedy at the wildlife hospital, Annette was greater than thrilled to disclose the good news: “We’re absolutely delighted. Miracles do happen,” she mentioned. “When you consider how she was when she first came in it was horrible to hear and see her struggling like she was – isn’t she just gorgeous!” Explaining that the subsequent step can be for Claire to enterprise exterior in a pre-release pen, we’re sending all our love and nicely needs to Claire – the hedgehog who overcame unbelievable odds. 

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