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  1. Diet and Nutrition
    I've been looking into getting a hedgehog and have seen that cat food is often recommended. I currently have a cat that eats Iams Proactive Health healthy senior. Would that be good to also feed a hedgehog?
  2. Diet and Nutrition
    I recently took my hedgehog Buffy to the vet for a routine checkup and the vet strongly recommended that I completely take her off of cat food and switch to Mazuri Insectivore Diet. Her main reason was that high protein cat foods (grain free in particular) have recently been linked to heart...
  3. Diet and Nutrition
    Hi, everyone, I just wanted to ask if you all have any recommendations for cat food mix. The main questions I wanted to ask are: 1) How many cat foods do you mix? 2) I'm currently using Nutro Wholesome Essentials and Purina One, but Teemo has started not touching the Purina One. What should I...
  4. Diet and Nutrition
    Hey guys! I am very excited on this new food I am picking up for my hedgie, ChiChi!! I feel like it is the perfect one!?? Let me know! So! Protein is 35.0%, Fat is 9.5%, and Fiber is 9.0%. Below is the ingredient list: Chicken Meal, Salmon Meal, Garbanzo Beans, Dried Peas, Pea Protein...
  5. Teeth & mouth issues
    My hedgie's mouth is pretty busted :( He's around 4 years old. Vet says is because I fed him dry cat food (as per recommended by several hedgehog sites, including here). I used RC Indoor 7 - and for the past year or so I blended it to make the pellets smaller... I know cat food used to...
  6. General Questions
    I'm getting my new hedgie boy soon, and I've read in a few places that cat food is so hard that it can wear down or even break hedgie teeth as they get older. Would it help at all to grind up the cat food in a mortar first before I give it to him? I just want to make sure my new boy's teeth stay...
  7. Diet and Nutrition
    Hi! I'm new to this community. I don't have a hedgie yet (waiting for local breeders to have some litters!) but I've owned hedgehogs in the past and I've done about over a year of research so I know what I'm doing but I'm struggling trying to figure out what to feed it. I want to do a mix so I...
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