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Old 06-13-2012, 04:54 PM   #12 (permalink)
HedgieGirl519
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Default Re: Cage Cleaning and enrichment

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Originally Posted by bmaditz
I also put cat food in it through the holes in it. He has to push the ball around to get the food out.
Cat balls must be solid. He can get injured from sticking his nose into the ball, or a foot or leg.

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Originally Posted by bmaditz
HedgieGirl519 are the insects you hide freeze dried????? The breeder I got my hedgie from said to hold off feeding him bugs or anything special until he is about 4 or 5 months. So his little digestive system can develope. Do you agree??????????????
Don't feed freeze-dried foods. They can cause a blockage. The insect that I hide are dead. I buy them live, then put them in the freezer to kill them. Before I feed them I put them in the fridge to thaw.

I disagree. Hedgehogs are insectivores, meaning they eat insects. There is no reason to hold off.
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