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Old 01-29-2015, 10:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I noticed that my hedgie has started to lose a significant amount of weight. She was quite large to begin with and has been much more active lately since I adjusted the temperature of her cage. I haven't changed her food and she seems to be eating just the same. She probably has lost weight due to her increased activity, but I was just curious as to if this was normal.
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Old 01-30-2015, 10:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
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It depends on how much weight she has actually lost. Do you have an estimate on how much she lost?

It is possible for hedgies to lose weight because of increased activity. If she is now a healthy weight, then you dint need to change anything. However, if you think she is losing too much weight, then you night need to change the food to something with a higher fat content. Or you could feed more insects.

Definitely monitor her weight and make sure she isn't losing too much.

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Old 03-18-2015, 03:12 AM   #3 (permalink)
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What kind of food does your hedgie eat? I just ask because it might help to figure out what would be good to try adding to it.
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