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Old 11-30-2017, 07:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I've had Nutmeg for about 8 months and lately when she sniffs it sounds a bit weird. She sneezes once and a while and her nose doesn't seem extra runny and is not cloudy. I'm just wondering if she could have a cold or maybe even the start of URI?
P.S. I use a blanket as her bedding.

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Old 11-30-2017, 07:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You already asked about this on your last thread and my answer is still the same - if you're concerned she might have a URI, you need to take her in to the vet. Especially with the hibernation attempts she was having, it's very possible she has one. We can't say anything for sure - we can't see her and we can't diagnose her since we're not vets. Hedgehogs don't really get colds like humans - if they have a URI, they need antibiotics to help them recover or it can progress to pneumonia.
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Old 12-05-2017, 05:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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So the weird sniffling has almost completely stopped and she's acting completely normal, she eats and drinks excersizes and gos to the bathroom. My room was a bit cold for a little bit so did that make her sniffle weirdly??

Also I just made my little girl a snuggle sack and she's cuddling in it Right now on my lap
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