We responded to a report of a collapsed badger in a garden at Heamoor. On arrival, we found the ‘casualty’ was actually a lost cub, which had attempted ,unsuccessfully,to burrow into a flower bed to hide. The cub had been there for two days and was quickly caught and caged. It was not injured or ill, but had just become seperated from its family. We did a quick survey of the surrounding area, in the hope of locating the sett to release the youngster immediately, but unfortunately this was not possible and the youngster had to come into care. After a few days rest, Smartie had a blood/faeces sample taken to be tested for Bovine tb and any parasites present. The results for all the tests returned from the laboratory within days and proved to be NEGATIVE.