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  1. Diet and Nutrition
    Hello! I took Amy (cute little female, 2 months old) to the vet yesterday and he told me I should not feed insects until she is at least 6 months old. Is that true? 'Cause I have already given her some dubia roaches and mealworms (which she loved btw). I don't know if I should believe...
  2. Diet and Nutrition
    Hi all, I took my 2 year-old boy to the vet a week ago, and found out that he's pretty overweight. He can still roll up, and still runs on his wheel every night, but he's at about 589 grams now, when he used to be at about 460. He's an incredibly picky eater - won't touch mealworms, bugs, or...
  3. Diet and Nutrition
    Dear all, I'm having a bit of a panic and I would really appreciate some advice! A few years ago I had an albino pygmy hedgehog who very sadly passed away from a heart condition when he was a year old. Broke my heart. I've finally decided i'm ready to have another (yay!) and I'm due to...
  4. General Questions
    So when I first got Moon I had her strictly on her cat food that she'd been eating while at her breeder's home, and the breeder gave me a small bag of the mix until I buy some of my own. I still have about half the bag while I've been introducing fruits, vegetables and eggs to her. She...
  5. Health
    Does anyone know of a way to find out if my hedgies babies are being fed by the mom? I can't seem to figure out a way. Any and all suggestions are greatly appreciated
  6. Diet and Nutrition
    I will be a first-time hoglet owner in just under two weeks now and am really looking forward to bringing Autumn home, I have only met her once but have already fallen in love and she is such a sweet and inquisitive little one. However there is one thing I am worried about - mealworms :lol: If...
  7. Diet and Nutrition
    I brought home a new hedgie, and they provided me with Pretty pets and an unknown brand of ferret food and advised me to give him about 1/3 ferret food and the rest pretty pets. both from extensive hedgehog research, and being an owner of Yorkies with the worlds most sensitive stomachs, I...
  8. Diet and Nutrition
    I have a litter of 4 5 week old hoglets, next week they will be moving into the nursery. Anyway the one boy, the runt, I plan on keeping for breeding (Theodore). He is very small, half the size of his sisters. Next week he will be in his own cage, and I will be able to see his eating patterns...
  9. Diet and Nutrition
    I adopted my little Farlow about a year and a half ago (just a wee babe when I got him!), and he has been nothing but smiles and activity up to this point. About two weeks ago, I noticed that his normally empty food bowl still had remnants of food left. He is now eating about half of the food he...
  10. Diet and Nutrition
    How much do you feed your hedgehog? I feed mine about 1 1/2 tablespoon of catfood and 3 mealworms/superworms per night. Am I feeding him right? I'm also planning making a small cricket colony for him and I have no idea how many crickets to feed him. So can you guys help me about how much to feed...
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