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Old 03-22-2015, 12:37 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So my hedgie seems to have a variety of ailments and I don't know if they're related or not. She's about 9 months old for the record. Shes been pretty lethargic, even for herself. Her cage and her belly are nice and warm. But even her wheel is untouched.

The other day I noticed she smelled strange, like she does after I give her a bath but much stronger. I cleaned her cage hoping it would help but no luck. Tonight I gave her a bath, she's still stinky.

Finally, the last couple of days I've noticed she's eating less. At first I thought I just gave her too much, but last night I gave her a few pieces of kibble less and her dish is still pretty full. Although she had no problem eating her reward mealworms after the grooming session tonight.

Any Input welcome!!
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Old 03-22-2015, 07:12 AM   #2 (permalink)
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What does she smell like? Can you think of anything that smells similar? I would head to the vet because weird smell + off food + less activity definitely sounds like something wrong. She could have a skin infection or something else going on.
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