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Old 06-09-2014, 09:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Unhappy Chewing food but not eating it

So I rescued my albino hedgie about two months ago and I am very slowly trying to change her food but still the majority of the food is still the food she came with. But I don't think that is the problem, I have noticed when I first got her that she would leave some crumbs behind in the morning and I didnt really think anything about it. But now shes leaving more and more food in her dish that she has chewed but hasn't eaten.
I have cut back on the new food and have just given her the old food for the last couple nights but she still is leaving so much of it.
It's to the point where shes chewed it all up but has barley eaten anything

Any ideas whats going on or how I could fix it

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Old 06-09-2014, 10:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Is she losing weight at all? Does she look thinner? Has anything else changed? Are the rest of her habits normal?
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I don't have a scale at the moment I am going to get one in the next couple day. But she is very anti social, the people that I rescued her from didnt really socialize her so its hard to tell if she looks different. She is waking up a bit earlier then usual she used to wake around 9pm and now around 7pm
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Old 06-09-2014, 11:28 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Have you tried pre-crushing the food up for her? Or dampening the food so that it's soft & easier to eat? My first guess would be a mouth or tooth issue, which requires a vet visit to be checked out.
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