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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, I've had my hedgehog, Howie, for about five months now. He was a rescue, and I got him when he was about a year old. He's been entirely grumpy since I got him... still balls up whenever I try to hold him, talk to him, or make any sort of movement. Now, he's resorted to biting. Despite my...
  3. 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...
  4. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    My hedgehog is 5 and a half years old. She appears to look physically ok, although she may be exhibiting some signs of Wobbly Hedgehog Syndrome. But she is suddenly up during the day time. She will move around her cage a bit and drink lots of water. Then she will lay outside of her igloo and...
  5. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    Hello, I recently purchased a female hedgehog and she is a little over 2 months old. The other day she got stuck under my couch and when I tried to get her out she scraped her nose and cut it a little. I felt HORRIBLE but she is perfectly fine health wise. (Please no negative comments, it purely...
  6. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    I have only had Scarlet for a little over a week and she has just picked up a scary new habit. She use to get active around 3am every morning and throw her water dish. Then she would do something to wake me up (usually throw her toy or knock over her wheel) and I would give her water and she...
  7. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    Ok first off I want to say hello to all the fellow hedgy owner's , I am new to this forum, but I will probably be on it a bit. Ok so here's the thing, about 2 weeks ago, I was making really great progress with my hedgehog, he wasn't balling up at all and had his quills mostly down, but this week...
  8. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    What are signs of a hedgie being stressed or anxious? My little one has been acting SO weird recently. She fidgets like crazy and bites absolutely everything and anything around her (including me... all the time). She never sits still anymore when I hold her in my bare hands, in her sleeping...
  9. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    I recently went on vacation for a few days. I had my hedgehog stay with a friend for a few days (Friday afternoon - Monday afternoon.) My hedgie was always extremely well tempered, from what I have heard about them, this is my first hedgehog. I have had him for about four months, but within...
  10. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    Okay, so. I got my hedgehog at the age of 3-4 weeks on February 22nd, 2014. So I have had him for two months. He has been living peacefully in my relatively quiet room with a light on in the day and light radio playing in the background when I am not home, so he does not get used to the complete...
  11. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    I have a really active hedgie and now he just sleeps all the time. Sometimes he just sit there and do nothing. Is this normal? I'm worried if he is sick :(
  12. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    I am in desperate need kf advice as I made the mistake of buying a hedgehog from a pet store. They clearly never looked after him properly as his nails need cutting ans he is a bit overweight. He hates me and never runs around when I take him out, which j do every day. He is about 1 year old...
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