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Old 04-14-2012, 07:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So last night my new hedgehog attempted to hibernate. I brought him out of it and we were at the vet this morning and all seems alright. But I have to go out tonight for a few hours and I am all panicky. Worried about what might happen etc. Does anyone else get like this?

I just want to know he will be alright. :/
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He's most likely getting too cold, so you need to up his heat. Hedgies should be kept around 72-75 degrees F. A ceramic heat emitter will help keep him warm. You can also up the heat in your home/apartment, if the CHE is not doing the trick, you could also lower the CHE if you have it too far from the hedgie.
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Old 04-14-2012, 08:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes, everyone worries, especially when your hedgehog is new. Just do your best to make sure the thermostat is at a setting that you're comfortable with and I'm sure he'll be fine. You have to live your life too.
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