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  1. General Questions
    I have a 9 week baby. We never had Fleas until this past week. My roommates cat had gotten fleas. That being said. There are hedgehog fleas which these aren't. Can Hedgehogs get fleas from a cat? I've read different things. Some say yes, some say no. She so far has none. I've checked her over...
  2. Liners & Cage bedding
    Hello, Ever since I have gotten my hedgehog I have used brown carefresh as that is what the breeder who I had got them from suggested. However obviously I have noticed they sell many different colors of carefresh and I was wondering if there was any reason not to use them. I realize that some...
  3. General Questions
    Hello All, I'm looking into getting a Hedgehog over the next month or so and was wondering if it would be possible (and more importantly safe for the hedgehog) to repurpose for use with my future hedgehog. The little second-floor area would be removed so they couldn't fall and I'd be adding...
  4. General Questions
    Hi everyone! I'm new to this forum and new to being a hedgie mom as well. I recently got an 8 week old hedgehog and he has been wonderful. I just have a couple of questions about what is normal and what isn't and if there is anything I can improve about his living situation. What's good: He...
  5. General Questions
    Hello I currently don't own any hedge hogs but I would like for someone to give me a complete run down of generally accepted hedge hog care requirements before I decide to get one. (I see different posts about them with different opinions and I would just like all the correct info in one place...
  6. Mites
    So, I posted a few weeks ago regarding a hedgie with mites. I ended up buying him and I treated with revolution about 2 weeks ago. I don't know if I am being overly paranoid, but I can't tell if they're gone. For a bit of background, he will be 1 in november. I have noticed some small, white...
  7. Breeding & Babies Help
    15 days ago my hedgie had a baby hoglet. How long do I need to wait until I can bathe the mom??
  8. General Questions
    Hi all! I've had Odella for only a few weeks now and I've started establishing a routine. I need some advice or tips on her routine and what to add to it. I give her a bath, just plain water, about every three days. She had dry skin when I first got her and bathing has helped cure that, she...
  9. General Questions
    Hi! I just signed up. :grin: So, I got my new hedgie a few days ago, but I still don't know how to take care of him. He came from another family who had to give him up and he's healthy I think, but I still don't know how to take care of him. If you can help, Please do! I really love him...
  10. Travel
    i've recently became the proud owner of a 9 week old female hedgie and ive a few questions about travelling with my hedgie. as i read some get travel sickness and some travel real well (im hoping to accustom her to it and dont want to have her stressed/uncomfortable) Every week i travel 3...
  11. Health
    I was letting my little man run around on my bed. I took my eyes off him for one second and heard him chewing on something.. my earphones. I quickly grabbed him and noticed that he managed to break the earphones and began eating the plastic cap from the right earbud. I tried my hardest to pull...
  12. Health
    Hi All, This is my first time posting on Hedgehog Central, though it's been an invaluable resource to me in the past. Our hedgie, Megatron, just turned 3 and spontaneously started to develop a limp on his back foot. We took his wheel away for a few nights to see if it it was a sprain or strain...
  13. General Questions
    Hi I'm planning on building an indoor garden for my hedgie, there's too many fleas outside and lots of stray cats and winter will be here soon. I want her to have a little nature inside the house. I need to know what brand of safe and organic soil I can use, any help? :confused: Please and thank...
  14. Health
    I'm quite new at this Hedgie owning thing so I naturally have a few questions. I sure hope there isn't a limit on how many threads you can post because I keep coming up with new questions and concerns. I'm just worried that I'll do something wrong, I just want my Hedgie to be happy and healthy...
  15. Liners & Cage bedding
    I'm trying to prepare for my new Hedgie that I will be receiving soon. I've done a lot of research and plan to switch my Hedgie over to fleece instead of the original bedding the current owner is using now. I've come acrossed a few people saying that little threads will come off or get wrapped...
  16. General Questions
    Hi everyone! I have an eight week old hedgehog named Milo. He's my first hedgie and I want to make sure that I am providing him with the best home possible. I made a home for him out of two 105 qt clear bins. They have: Fleece Liners Food and Water Bowls Storm Wheel Hedgie Bag Two Small Balls...
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