owner of an animal sanctuary in Great Haseley, Oxfordshire,
has ordered a Burberry dog coat for a badger whose fur didn't
grow back after it moulted.
Update: By all accounts, this little badger cub (called "Wilf")
is on the road to recovery and is slowly re-growing his fur.
Less-than-smart thinking: A Shropshire woman ran over a badger one night.
Seeing the poor animal stranded at the side of the road, she
stopped, performed a quick examination, and reckoned it to be
concussed. To help the badger keep warm, she took off her coat
and placed it over the badger; and then walked to the nearest
house to phone for help. Of course, when she returned, not
only had the badger gone, but it had taken her coat too, along
with her car keys (which she'd left in her coat pocket)!
A woman from Uckfield, Sussex, has started cooking curry twice
a week to feed a badger after it polished off the remains of
an Indian takeaway left in her garden.
Bloated Badger: A badger was in some-one's garden when it
caught the smell of some deluxe cat food left in a dish inside a
kitchen. The badger went through the cat-flap and ate all the
cat food and other foods from the cupboards. It ate so much it's
stomach swelled up and it could no longer get out of the
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