A hedgehog has been rescued by the RSPCA in Somerset after being found covered in blue paint.
The animal was found in a garden in Taunton.
It is not clear if someone deliberately covered the hedgehog in paint.
The hedgehog was cleaned up at the charity's West Hatch centre but still has some blue on her spines.
Staff have named the hedgehog 'Sonic' after the iconic video game character.
The RSPCA is asking people to keep paint out of the reach of children and animals.
Staff at West Hatch say Sonic is making a good recovery.
Sonic has been eating well and is getting stronger. She had to be anaesthetised to have the substance removed and there is still a blue tinge on the spines.