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Old 08-21-2011, 10:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Sick baby?

I just got my 7 week old female hedgehog yesterday afternoon. She was extremely active last night and used her wheel for what seemed like the entire night. She ate her small handful of food that was the same as what the breeder was feeding her although she didn't drink any. Tonight I found her laying in her wheel with her head laying down but her eyes were open and she appeared to be breathing heavily. I got her out to make sure she was ok and she puffed up but then uncurled and didn't get up. I offered her water and she drank a little bit. I also noticed that she has been sneezing today and hasn't pooped or peed at all. Should I take her to a vet? I'm just concerned because she was so extremely active last night and now she is very lethargic and breathing heavily.
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