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  1. 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...
  2. General Questions
    My Hedgie is 2 months old and he seems to be scratching a lot. Today when I was playing with him I found a tiny wee black bug on him... I'm guessing it's mites but I could only see that one I found. He also looks to have a bit of a swollen bum kinda like some hamster get? If anyone could explain...
  3. Skin
    My guy has some tattered ears an have read on here previously vitamin E oil applied to the outside of the ears can help. I bought the softgel capsules of vitamin E from the drugstore and just wanted to make sure those were ok to use. I figure they should be safe since you can do the same with...
  4. General Questions
    I have a problem with getting my hedgehog to eat treats I put in his cage. I try out new foods such as strawberries, asparagus, cilantro, bananas, even cilantro and lettuce. I usually set them in a separate dish next to his dry Spike's food, but when I check in the morning he doesn't appear to...
  5. General Questions
    Hi everyone! So a few days ago I became the new owner of a 1 year old hedgehog that I've named Peanut Quill. He is the cutest little thing, and I love him so much, but ever since I got him we've had nothing but problems. The first thing is, he's pretty grumpy. I try waking him at all...
  6. Housing & Accessories
    Hello all, I have a three year-old African Pygmy Hedgehog, named Vega. He is currently battling Hepatitis, but the prognosis is good. He'll likely be over the Hepatitis soon. What he won't be rid of is the motor impairment it has caused with his back legs. They have considerably weakened, and...
  7. Health
    I have a 2 year old rescue hedgie named Hedgepig. Recently she has stopped using her wheel and is refusing to come out of her hide at night. Just over a week ago (around bonfire night) we had an emergancy out of hours visit to the vet. When I picked her up to have her nightly cuddles she was...
  8. Health
    So my little Nico is just about to turn 5 months old. The last few nights I've noticed on her cage liner little spots that I suspected were vomit. Night before last I had my suspicions confirmed as she actually threw up a little bit while I had her out for her nightly bonding session. She...
  9. Health
    Hi all, My hedgehog is about 8 months old and, according to the vet, extremely healthy and social. He's frequently around new people and is comfortable interacting with them (for a hedgehog). The issue I'm having is that very suddenly, in the last week, he's become a little too friendly- I saw...
  10. Health
    I just bought a female hedgehog yesterday! She is 10 weeks old and very sweet. I've been feeding her cat food as I read hedgehog food is crap. She's been eating it fine but I can't tell if she's drinking her water out of a bowl, and I put mealworms in her food dish and she hasn't noticed. She...
  11. Feet and legs
    On my hedgie's right back paw is something strange. Where the cuticle meets the nail, there is a white substance going along side the nail for about halfway down. it's like a white colored coat atop of the nail or a part of it. Where the cuticle is, there is a white colored zit like thing that...
  12. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    Hi, so my little Charlie is now 1 year old and I've noticed for the past few weeks she'll kind o stop and do this little movement that looks somewhere between shivering and like a nerve twitch and make a small almost huffing sound. She'll do this a few times in a row and then carry on to either...
  13. Health
    My 3 year old hedgehog may have WHS. Although I've read it's usually progressive, could it happen over night? One day Felix is playing like usual and the next he won't move, eat, or drink water. For a day I syringed him water and baby food mixed with water but no improvement so I took him to an...
  14. Bleeding, Male
    This is long, but please, anything will help. I have a 2.5 year old male hedgehog. He is my everything, and I just want to help him in anyway. If you can give any advice, please do! Last Tuesday, 7 days ago, I noticed my hedgehog did not eat during the night like normal. I did not think much of...
  15. Mites
    I just rescently adopted my first hedge from a certified breeder in Wisconsin. When I first brought him (Bruce) home to my apartment he seemed fine. I brought him to my parents ( so they could meet him) and there I noticed over night he has dandruff and was itching, the next day I checked his...
  16. Health
    My hedgie Hagrid has a white spot underneath his eye. It doesn't protrude, cause problems with his vision and it doesn't seem to be causing him any discomfort whatsoever. He's eating just fine and plays at night just like usual. I'm worried that this spot might be the beginning of an eye...
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