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Old 02-15-2012, 02:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Guillermo Cut His Face :(

Hey everybody,

I just got my hedgehog Guillermo about 2 weeks ago, and he's about 3 months old.
He's been awesome! Playful, eating, drinking, running on his wheel all night, friendly, easy to pick up, everything I could ask for.
I came home from class the other day to take him out of his cage and I noticed a pretty bad looking cut on his face.
I'm not sure if it's from scratching his face or from getting his nose in something, but it's got me concerned.
No blood has come out of the cut, but it looks a little nasty.

Also for some more details:

He does not seem to have dry skin,
I never see him itch,
He is young so he is still going through his first quilling and sometimes I'll find a quill if I let him sleep and run around on my bed,

-His back feet toenails were getting a little long so I cut them (after I saw his cut)
I'm wondering if he scratched with his back foot and his nails were just too long?

The flash in this picture I attached really highlights it, it doesn't look this bad to the human eye but nonetheless you see what I'm talking about.

Thank you in advance for your responses!

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