Originally Posted by LittleWontonPoo
Does he normally claw onto you? Because he could be scared of the height, and he wants to be holding tightly in case he falls. I think Wonton does that too. She clings on to me when she is on my hand - reasonable because even I would be a little uneasy if I was standing on a small platform a metre or so away from the floor.
Hedgies normally have poor eyesight and has a proven bad sense of depth perception so i don't think it matters to the cute critter whether he/she will fall from any height.
@lucky2x: could you describe the sound and how loud or faint was it?