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  1. Diet and Nutrition
    Hello everyone! I currently have Amy on the following kibble mix: Tiër Holistic Senior Dog (Crude protein min 26%, Raw fat min 12%, Raw fiber max 4.5%; Chicken meal (chicken meat), white rice, brown rice, oats, pearled barley, fish meal, chicken fat (preserved with tocopherols), canola paste...
  2. General Questions
    I've had Frisk and Chara for over a year now. I have been giving them both the same food since day one. Frisk is a runt, so he naturally eats less than his sister. He also prefers sleeping to any form of exercise. I've noticed that he has been eating his regular food less and less. He will scarf...
  3. Diet and Nutrition
    Hello! I'm planning on changing my 3month old hedgehog's cat food from Friskies Indoor Delights (30% Crude Protein, 9% Crude Fat). However, the person I got her from did not mention that it contained corn and other ingredients that seems to be bad for hedgehogs, so I decided to change her food...
  4. Diet and Nutrition
    Hi there! I am a new hedgehog mom, and I just recently switched my 10 week old hedgie off of the food that the breeder sent home with me. I got her a good quality kitty food, but it is turkey and cod! I did research before going out to get her new food and didn't see anything about not feeding...
  5. Diet and Nutrition
    Hi everyone! I've been looking into getting a hedgie for about two years and this website has been a huge help! I'm going to be getting a hedgehog in a few months but I can't seem to find a good food for one. I was thinking about Blue Wilderness Rocky Mountain Recipe (...
  6. Diet and Nutrition
    I've had my female hedgehog for a little under 2 weeks now, she's between 6-8 weeks old, and I was ready for food problems as I was not sure what food she'd be okay with eating. I've had her on some higher quality adult cat food this entire time, and although she's in fact eating it, I'm not...
  7. General Questions
    Hi All I have done proper research, and i am now a proud first time hedgie mommy. I have downloaded pdfs and watched so many youtube videos. But i am still confused. In our house we eat fresh fruit and veggies daily and this is why i decided to incorporate this also for my hedgie. I know...
  8. Diet and Nutrition
    Hello everyone, I'm kinda new here and I have a question about food. So, I bought a hedgehog today (my first hedgie) and the people there told me that I can't give them fruits otherwise the hedgie will die. That they should only eat cat food and insects (of course not from the wild but from a...
  9. Breeding & Babies Help
    Hi all, I have been suspecting my female to be pregnant, she was with a male and so I am keeping notes of her weight. They are as follow: Zondag 17juli 305 gram Maandag 25juli 316 gram Donderdag 28juli 333 gram Zaterdag 30juli 353 gram Zondag 31juli 363 gram Maandag 8augustus 365 gram...
  10. Health
    Hi, Longtime reader, first-time poster here. I wish I had a happier question. My little guy is about 4.5 years old (had him for the past 3 years), a lean running type hedgie whose healthy weight is around 350g. He's always been tiny (runt of his litter) and I feed him kitten kibble (science...
  11. Diet and Nutrition
    I have a 2-yr old male albino hedgehog who loves to eat. The problem is his urine smells foul. I've have him on Royal Canin and he was great but then slowly I noticed his domain started to stink. I bathed him, scrubbed his cage, cleaned his wheel and litter box. And every time he was on the...
  12. Diet and Nutrition
    Hi! I am a soon to be new hedgehog owner and am preparing for her to come home next weekend! I want to have everything ready, including food which I am a little confused about right now. I've read several posts on here to get a basic understanding about what food my hedgie should or shouldn't...
  13. General Questions
    I was wondering if this cat food is good for a new hedgie? It is called "Taste of the wild" from Rocky Mountain Ingredients Chicken meal, peas, sweet potatoes, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), potato protein, roasted venison, smoked salmon, natural flavor, ocean fish meal...
  14. Diet and Nutrition
    Hello! As of Monday I am taking on a rescue male. Age is unknown, the lady had them dropped on her after she got a HORRIBLE back yard breeding operation shut down. As of now, she had gotten all the babies into homes and had only 2 adult females left. But the only adult male she had not...
  15. Diet and Nutrition
    Hello everyone! I wanted to make my own food mix for my hedgie! The below brands I found on a list of recommended cat foods on slideshare (very helpful!) for hedgehogs. I get my hedgehog in a couple days and will be using the breeder's mix for a bit, but then want to switch over to my own mix...
  16. Diet and Nutrition
    My hedgehog is about a week over four months old and I'm going to run out of food for her in a week or so and trying to figure out what to get. The food I have been feeding her came from the breeder when I got her. I know it is Chicken Soup for The Cat Lovers Soul but I don't know which formula...
  17. Diet and Nutrition
    Is it okay if I give my hedgehog chamomile tea along with pure pumpkin because he has been having some stomach problems?
  18. Diet and Nutrition
    Hello, I've been doing some research on what foods they can eat and I saw they can have cat food. I was curious if you guys could answer a few questions for me. What brands of cat food are best? How do I get my hedgehog to start eating another food? Thank you!
  19. Diet and Nutrition
    I'm going to link some of the high quality cat foods that i can find in my local pet stores. (i'm not from north america or europe) all of these are corn-free, most of them are grain-free and the protein, fat and fiber percentage looks okay. can you guys help me cross out the meeeh :/ ones and...
  20. Diet and Nutrition
    Hi everyone, I am getting my baby girl on Monday next week so I am trying to get everything prepared for her. The last thing on my list is food. So I know my breeder is feeding her Purina One cat food. I have been researching the forums and the most popular view is it is not the best thing to...
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