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  1. Diet and Nutrition
    Just wondering what the general opinion is on baby foods for hedgies as a treat. Domino is very anti anything that isn’t her kibble (she will just eat around anything else in her bowl including her old kibble her precious owner left for me). I’ve tried lettuce, blackberries, plain cooked...
  2. Diet and Nutrition
    Anyone have any ideas of store bought treats?
  3. 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?
  4. General Questions
    I've been using the Stay Bowl for my hedgehog (since other bowls he used to tip over). He is just a few months past 2 yrs old now...Recently, however, the food has been getting much more all over the place. He steps in his food bowl with poopy feet a lot of the food gets all over my floor. I was...
  5. Diet and Nutrition
    Hey!! So I'm very new to this whole hedgehog owning thing, I just got my first baby boy Astro this past Friday, June fifth. On June 12th he will be 7 weeks old and he weighs 214gms. I just got back from his vet wellness check and they absolutely adored him! The breeder did an incredible job with...
  6. Health
    My hedgehog is around 4 years old, and the doctor is almost sure he has lung cancer. Because of finances, the doctor's near-certainty that he has cancer, and the hedgie's perpetually cranky temperament, we have not done extensive or heavy testing for fear that it would make things even worse...
  7. Diet and Nutrition
    So, I am preparing to pick up my first hedgie on Sunday. He is almost 2 months old. I have been reading TONS of forums and tonight's reading was mainly focus on feeding. I will be feeding him Solid Gold Winged Tiger food. There's just one thing I am still unclear about. I know that people say...
  8. General Questions
    Hi I just got a baby hedgehog (12 weeks old) and I have had him for three days now. I know from doing research that when a hedgehog is initially moved to a new home they will have different eating and poop colors for a bit as they adjust. However, my baby has small dark firm poops right now...
  9. Diet and Nutrition
    Hey everyone! When I got my hedgehog I was given 2 ziplock bags full of a mixture of puppy food to feed him. While doing research I have seen other people talking about feeding their hedgies fruits and vegetables. Is that an option? I'd love to hear what everyone feeds their lovies!! Thank you!
  10. Diet and Nutrition
    Hi again! I know it has been a bit but I am still deciding whether to get a hedgehog. One thing that has been bugging me to know, though, are their treats for hedgehogs? If not, could they have other pet treats, if so, which ones? I also need to know what food hedgehogs need, have you got any...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. Diet and Nutrition
    I need help. I've had maple for about a month now, she's 4 months old and she won't eat her kibble, like at all. she will eat mealworms, and waxworms and other bugs, but nothing else. I've taken her to the vet and she didn't really have anything helpful to say. Maple is active at night, but...
  14. Diet and Nutrition
    I got Quill from a breeder when he was about 7 weeks old. He's about 7 months now and has been eating the same cat food since birth (I use the same brand as his breeder). Recently I took him to the vet and she says he's a little overweight and recommended trying to mix up his diet more with new...
  15. Health
    Hello, I have a 3 year old male hog and for the last week or so he's been eating his regular whiskas cat biscuits which he's been more than fine with in the past..however this last week or so I've noticed that he's been chewing his food and it's been getting stuck at the top of his mouth! Now...
  16. Diet and Nutrition
    Hi Could anyone please share their experience of transitioning hoglets onto raw food from cat biscuits ? Thank you!
  17. 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 (...
  18. General Questions
    My hedgehog has a problem with constantly digging up her bedding and getting it into her food dish, is there a way I can stop the bedding from getting into her dish or am I just going to have to live with it?
  19. Diet and Nutrition
    My hoglets are now 20 days old and I am preparing my self for the weaning process. I am aware I won't really have to do much besides the recommended crushing of kibble to make it easier for them to eat. I have been talking with a local breeder and he recommended that I remove the hoglets at 28...
  20. Diet and Nutrition
    Warning; this is just a happy message, yet it may help others, who knows :)  So I posted a couple days ago that my male hedgehog is such a skinny boy, not interested in food at all, his biggest love is his wheel. He only weighed about 280 grams and I was having the hardest time getting him to...
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