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Old 12-29-2012, 07:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys, I'm both a new hedgehog owner and new to this site so I have a couple of questions about hedgie toys.

I have a few but one that I wanted to ask about is called a "Kong" which is technically for dogs but as most small animal toys can wear hedgehog teeth down etc, etc I got this instead. It looks like this: http://www.google.com/imgres?um=1&hl=en ... 1,s:0,i:94


I want to know if

a) Is it safe for hedgies?

b) What type of foods can I put inside of it for them to get out?

c) *weird question* Can hedgehogs eat peanut butter if they are licking it out of the Kong?

THANKS! :P
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I'd be scared to use a Kong with a hog. The hole (even for the puppy one) is too small and they could get their whole head stuck in it. I wouldn't risk it when there are good cat toys available.

http://www.petsmart.com/product/index.j ... lInUS%2FNo

Balls like that are great because they have no open areas for a nose or jaw to get stuck in.

If you want them to explore for treats, you can always make a dig box out of rounded stones and hide in pieces of food or treats.
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