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Something digging in my garden

Neighbours moved last August and new tenants have let the garden get very overgrown with weeds. Noticed the hole about six weeks ago and looks like something was trying to get out of my garden. Brick walls on other two sides so no escape route there. Tried blocking it but same thing has happened. Any ideas ???  


  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 11,158
    I'd like to think it was a hedgehog, but l suppose it's possibly a rat.
    Have you noticed any poo anywhere? 
  • It's best to leave holes under fences for hedgehogs to roam...

  • Granny RGranny R Posts: 16
    thought this hole might be too big for a hedgehog
  • Granny RGranny R Posts: 16
    not seen any poo, just loads of dirt on my side
  • BigladBiglad Posts: 2,833
    Could be rabbits?
    East Lancs
  • Granny RGranny R Posts: 16
    live quite near a small park, but I would have thought I would see something, anything other than a rat would be ok
  • GreenbirdGreenbird Posts: 237
    Hedgehog I reckon. 

    You'd have seen a rat by now. Especially if you feed birds, they don't even try to be discrete. 
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 82,735
    Or even a fox trying to squeeze under a fence ... before deciding it's easier to go over the top ... 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh

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