Follow these simple steps to create a hedgehog hogitat. Hedgehogs need somewhere cosy to snooze through winter. Make them a hedgehog house! All you need is a wooden crate, lots of sticks and fallen leaves Make sure it faces away from northerly and easterly winds Tuck your hogitat into a quiet, sheltered spot where the hedgehog won't be disturbed If you spot a hedgehog during winter, leave some food like dog or cat food and water nearby. Never give hedgehogs bread or milk - it can make them very poorly.