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  1. General Questions
    Im thinking about getting a hedgehog and I am researching cages. I have a few questions: Is it safe to get a cage with levels or balconies with ladders? Will they fall and hurt themselves? Is a glass aquarium a good cage? How tall should the cage be? I've heard hedgehogs are quite the escape...
  2. Health
    So I just got my hedge hog yesterday morning. Shes very small and was just born 2 months and 4 days ago. I gave her the cat food the breeder gave me of what her and the other hedgehogs have been eating. I counted out how many was in her bowl before nighttime, assuming she would go and eat and...
  3. General Questions
    hi, still thinking about getting a hedgehog, it might take a bit since I need to ask a few questions on here first. Anyway, I was wondering if anybody knows what temperature a hedgie can live in? Just checking because I live in England and as you know the weather is a bit crazy here and I...
  4. General Questions
    Hi everyone! I'm new to this forum and was wondering if anyone has had experience/bought a hedgehog from heritage pets? http://heritagepets.ca/ I have paid the deposit to them already for one of their hedgehog babies and so far my experience with them is pretty good. I have spoken to the guy on...
  5. General Questions
    Hi, I am new to this forum and not quite sure if this question has been asked before.. I am about to pick up my first hedgie next Sunday from this breeder I did as much research on but I can't find any more information on them anywhere else. I'm wondering if anyone has gotten hedgehogs from...
  6. Health
    Hello all! :D I'm new to the forum so hopefully this will go through. I have a question regarding female hedgehogs. About a year ago, I adopted a baby, female hedgehog. Recently, I was asked to take in another female hedgehog (from a different individual). I am planning to house them...
  7. Rescue
    'Stop builders bulldozing allotments in Mills Hill, Middleton which provide a wildlife corridor and home for hedge hogs, a bird sanctuary with goldfinches and many other birds and 9 feral cats who are fed and looked after by local residents. There is no need to bulldoze this area as the builders...
  8. Off Topic
    Hello all, Everyone is basically talking how Arizona legalized hedgehogs, and that they have been officially legal since the 5th. Is this true? Thanks!
  9. Skin
    My mother, Vixen, had 4 healthy babies aprox. six weeks ago. Two of my female babies, Zia and Nala, have eye problems. They each have a white spot in their eyes, with a little bit of red. I have a vet appointment set up for the 14th of May, but I needed your opinion on what could have caused it...
  10. Off Topic
    Hiya! Just wondering what you've named your hedgehogs. Fun names, simple names, crazy names? :) I've named my little girl Trixie (because I got her on Halloween - Tricks, and she is small - Pixie)
  11. General Questions
    After having had my girl for almost a two months, I appear to have developed a skin allergy. Every time I handle her my hands swell up in any places her quills have touched me. It's not just my hands either, if she brushes up against my leg or feet or anything like that, it happens as well. It's...
  12. Breeding & Babies Help
    Can you breed Kids & Parents? I know you can't breed brothers amd sisters. Also, if you can't breed Kids & parents, would I have to buy a non-relative hedgehog to make 3rd Generation hedgies?
  13. Health
    My dad went out and bought the Glade scented litter for our cat and forgot about my hedgehog. I'm cleaning his cage right now, so i was just wondering if anyone knew if this litter is okay for him??
  14. Fun Stuff
    Hey everyone! I decided to tell all of you this funny short story. I come in to see Chloe in her cage. I let her spend a night with the other girls since she looks so lonely! I see she is stealing the wheel from Daisey. I pick her up and say, "Chloe, don't be a wheel 'hog'!" I said that a few...
  15. General Questions
    Hi guys! I have a one year old hedgehog and have just recently gotten another little girl who is about nine months. They have been connecting greatly! So well that I decided that they could share a cage. (They're both females so I figured nothing would go wrong). Well, a couple of nights ago I...
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