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  1. General Questions
    Hello! I am a brand new hedgehog owner, my little one's name is Henry and he is 4 months old and he seems to be getting more and more aggressive with each day that passes. I've owned him for a full month now and in the beginning when I first brought him home he seemed like a sweet little boy...
  2. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    hello my hedgehog alfie is about 1 year old and ive had him for 8 months now. he is an egyptian long eared hog so i know they are a little different to the pygmys and tend to be a bit grumpier. so when i got alfie he has always hissed and sometimes charges at your hand with his spikes down when...
  3. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    hi i have already posted on this but i feel like i am at my whits end! my hedgehog has in the last week become quite aggressive. just two weeks ago i was only thinking how well we are getting on and how good he is. i dont know what i am doing wrong. hes getting the same food as usual is eating...
  4. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    hi i have an Egyptian long eared hedgehog, i know this forum is primarily african pygmy's but they arn't too different. so i got alfie when he was 4 months old he is now nearly 1. prior to about a week ago he had only biten me once and that was his first bath which he was understandably stressed...
  5. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    Hello everyone :) Background: I got Cecil on October 28 when he was about 6-7 weeks old, and he is exactly four months old today (January 16). He was a sweet little boy, minimal hissing, until quilling but his behavior seemed to even out after that. He's a very hissy little man, of course he...
  6. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    Hello all, I desperately need some hedgehog help. I own 3 hedgehogs, 2 of which are pretty happy and friendly. However, my third hedgehog (Huffington J. Bean aka Bean for short) is very aggressive and bites. While I realize there are several reasons that hedgehogs bite, Bean basically bites...
  7. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    Good morning hedgies forums, I find myself with a bit of an issue and I'm hoping for some insight from those of you with more long term hedgehog knowledge than I have. My tiniest hedgie, Gabriel, has begun to exhibit some rather aggressive behavior lately. The past couple of weeks that I have...
  8. Quills
    Hello I am a new hedgehog owner and my little one is about 3 months old. We got her from a breeder and two weeks ago we took her to the vet and she was given a clean bill of health along with a new type of food, insectivore. Recently she has been quilling and during this time she has had very...
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