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£3,900
raised of £10,000 target by 125 supporters

    Weʼve raised £3,900 to buy professionally built aviaries for birds, to add more incubators for animals needing critical care, and keep up with the costs.

    Funded on Wednesday, 17th May 2023

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    The Littlest Wildlife Hotel was set up by Nikki Rule-Jackson in 2019, it rapidly became used by local people who found injured and orphaned animals, by 2020 it was rescuing animals from a wider area in Cornwall and ended the year with 40 hedgehogs, 8 pigeons and 4 collared doves.

    This was the absolute capacity on the number of animals that could be rescued, despite there being more that needed help, there was genuinely no room at the inn.

    There has been media interest since a post on Facebook in January 2021 went viral and BBC Radio Cornwall interviewed Nikki regarding the post requesting birds nests to be made for the forthcoming baby season 2021. Fortunately, the public have taken this to heart during the 3rd lockdown within a year due to the Covid 19 pandemic, and the response has been amazing.

    I think that I may get more animals this year and I’d like to have the space and not turn anyone away. So I’d really like your support to make this happen and help more wildlife.

    More interest in the hotel happened after a short film of Nikki and the Littlest Wildlife Hotel appeared on the BBC 1 television show The One Show (26/5/21).

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    • Nikki Rule-Jackson2 years ago
      Nikki Rule-Jackson

      Nikki Rule-Jackson

      2 years ago

      Thank you for alll your support and your donations, they really do mean the world to us and enable us to continue giving the wildlife the care that they deserve. If you can, please think about creating a monthly donation. Then we are able to have your support monthly, if alll bills are accounted for it will allow us to go back to the business of looking after the animals instead of worrying about how we are going to continue to run and pay for the electricity given the recent hikes in energy and fuel!

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    • Nikki Rule-Jackson2 years ago
      Nikki Rule-Jackson

      Nikki Rule-Jackson

      2 years ago

      Since moving to North Devon, I have secured a larger building on my property that is going to house the new rescue. This includes a larger number of Exotic Hedgehogs. I've commissioned the building of 3 aviaries, which can be added to as and when we have the funds. The cost for the all 3 to be built is £2900, which is what we as a collective have raised to date. This gives us a further target to aim towards (as well as having to purchase the usual food supplies) in order to purchase more incubators and medication - which is an essential!!

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    3 years ago

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    Page last updated on: 5/15/2023 08.08

    Supporters

    125

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 15, 2023

      So grateful for your recent support with abandoned nestling. No more dread of helplessness now I know where to turn for creatures in need - Hotel on my speed dial.

      £10.00

    • Laure

      Laure

      May 3, 2023

      So pleased to have found you nearby. You are professional and quick to react. Thank you for your love for our fluffy friends and dedication. And as you know happy to help and volunteer during weekend.

      £50.00

    • Riona Streather

      Riona Streather

      Mar 26, 2023

      I am in awe of your amazing work! If you ever need someone to volunteer I would love to and will give all I can. Keep up the good work 🙏

      £100.00

    • For my mum (PL)

      For my mum (PL)

      Dec 23, 2022

      Merry Christmas

      £50.00

    • Liz Walsh

      Liz Walsh

      Dec 5, 2022

      Hi Nikki, We met just beyond the bridge in Alswear when we were stuck in traffic. I've been meaning to make a donation to your fabulous work ever since. This in memory of Tweety-Pie (RIP)

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 11, 2022

    • Richard Toller

      Richard Toller

      Nov 10, 2022

      £50.00

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