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  1. Health
    my girl yona has been eating a tad less, and has had some darker colored urine than normal. Today, during belly rubs, i noticed she had a brown discharge substance coming from her lady parts. I have included photos, can someone please help.
  2. Health
    Hi all, Well I recently discovered Turbo has cancer... It seems to be in 3 different spots, in his mouth, a big bump on his back, and there was a little spore on his mid back. He's 2 years 9 months old. Has anyone had success with cancer treatment or is it just time to start comforting him... He...
  3. Health
    Hi everyone! My little guy just turned 1 this month. He is super active, very friendly and I have had no issues with him! Within the past 3 days I have noticed he is pooping skinny logs. At first I didn’t pay much attention because he will poop a big one then a smaller one a bit later. But it...
  4. Health
    Hi, I haven’t posted in a while since Igor had been doing pretty good. He developed a skin tag a few months back, and I thought nothing of it, since it didn’t seem to change or grow or bother him. Though, tonight I noticed something alarming and I’m struck with fear. On the supposed skin tag, a...
  5. Health
    I've noticed that my pygmy hedgehog called Thorn, has a redish small kind of lumpy spot under his chin. I've tried to feel it and it does feel like there is something solid under the skin. At first I didn't think much of it because I didn't really know what to think so thought might just be...
  6. Health
    I went to check on my hedgehog this morning (his name is Eddy) and I picked him up and immediately noticed he was orange, bright orange, he's still eating, not lethargic, awake and alert, he hasn't been scratching it. I haven't given him any foods that would make him orange if he anoints. his...
  7. Health
    There is now a ball like shape in aüdo’s mouth which I just noticed this week or so. Today it looks bigger and she can no longer fully close her mouth. She has constantly been licking her chops for about two months which when they checked they said her mouth looked fine (aprox a month ago) I...
  8. 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...
  9. General Questions
    I've had my hedgies for about a year now, and I've just noticed a weird bump on one's head. It doesn't look like anything I've seen. Please help!
  10. Health
    Right, right, so, it's been a while. I'll make the explanation short so I can get to the important stuff. Shortly after Peppers death mom wanted to get another hedgehog; I was slightly opposed to this, especially because of the expenses and if we could give the new hedgehog proper vet care. (I...
  11. Quills
    My hedgies about 10 - 12 weeks old.I noticed that he has a couple of blunt quills. It looks like the sharp part of the quill has been cut off. A couple of them also look broken. I'm confused about what could be causing this and would love to know if this is something I should be concerned about...
  12. General Questions
    Hello We have an 8 month old female hedgehog. We found her to be a bit on the heavy side after comparing with others. August 20th she was 760gr and she was eating Nutrience Infusion adult weight control cat food (2 table spoons) and the occasional 1 or 2 mealworm a week. Sept 20th 784gr, Oct...
  13. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    So I have a boy named Remy and he's about 2 years and 8 months old and he's always been happy and healthy and fine but all of a sudden his behavior has just done a 180 and he's been lethargic, not eating as much, not running as much, not keeping on weight, and he's been having to stop and take...
  14. Health
    Hello! I'm new to HHC, but I've had a hedgehog since January of 2014. She'll be five in December of 2018. However, she seems to be sprouting growths. Now, no hateful comments, please, because we did take her to the vet, and the vet cleared her. Informed us that it wasn't cancerous and wasn't...
  15. Skin
    I play with my Zed every day, and last saturday i picked him up and he had a big pink pimple-looking bump on his face. I was just at a vet for a bacteria he had and the vet said they could look at it but it would be best to watch it first to see if it goes away on its own. I looked today and...
  16. Health
    My hedgehog Otis is about 3 years old now and for about a month he hasn’t run on his wheel. He eats his food usually except for every once in a while but he’ll always finish it the next day, and besides the no running everything else seems fine. He drinks water and his feet are clean and not...
  17. Hibernation
    HI! So I've been wondering my 2 year old hedgie girl seems to be getting lonely or maybe bored? She's not running in her wheel as often as she was, she used to every night and it's not because of her nails I usually trim them around 1 week to make sure they don't curl or get to long to be...
  18. Hibernation
    This weekened i was giving my hedgehog a bath like i normally do, i use johnson baby shampoo, toothbrush, i set her in the bath tub with luke warm water (i use my wrist to test to make sure its not to hot for her) when i was cleaning her quills with the baby shampoo she was drinking the water...
  19. Health
    Hi everyone, so I have had my two hedgehogs for around 8 months now and I haven't really had any serious problems, even though I freaked out quite a few times. Anyway, this morning I went to look after my hedgehogs and noticed that the older one (about a year old now) was still kinda laying...
  20. General Questions
    Is this normal? I'm really freaked out guys- Help. I got Kai about a month ago, and just today i noticed this huge pink spot right behind her ear (not the reverse Mohawk) with no fur on it. The other ear has a small bald spot, but this ear it is HUGE. when she bald up it is clearly visible and...
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