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Old 07-07-2013, 07:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Lynx was born on April 5th of this year and started her latest quilling at 2 months old. She is still losing a lot of quills all the time and she's almost 3 and a half months old now. I know some hedgies go through it longer than others, but is this normal? She likes to burrow underneath her cage liner and I always find a lot of them under there, however there are also a lot on top of the liner as well. She doesn't have any patches missing but she still seems irritated on her back. What do y'all think?
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If there's an obvious spot of irritation on her back, could you post a picture of it? How's her activity and food/water intake? It's possible she has mites, but unless she's really itching like crazy she may just have dry skin. Try a few oatmeal baths and see if that helps.
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There's no obvious spot that I can see and her activity/food/water intake is normal. I'll try the bath tonight and see if it helps.
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