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Old 08-25-2018, 07:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys! My friend has a beautiful Hedgehog named Fontaine. She has no idea what her age is and is seeing a vet on Monday. I'm just posting here to help get some answers.

Problem: Fontaine seems to be shivering/wiggling (video below). She is not wobbling while walking, and she only slips in a wet sink no where else. She has never done this behavior after being under her CHE for awhile. She seems to be a nervous bathroom user. She used to go potty on her wheel but now is doing it in destroyed little pieces all over her cage. Here temp is set anywhere 75-85.

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Fontaine Temp https://imgur.com/gallery/l4U9FOh
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Old 08-27-2018, 11:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
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The temperature range is to wide. Their cage temp shouldn't fluctuate more than a few degrees and 10 degrees is to much. Is she using a thermostat to control the temperature with the CHE?

It doesn't look like shivering to me in the video. Does she only do it when being held on her back? To me it looks like an upset hedgehog trying to stay in a tight ball. Most hedgehogs don't like to be held on their backs as its a vulnerable position for them.
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