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  1. General Questions
    so my hedgie usually sleeps majority of the day, he mostly comes out to eats and i’ll hold him for about 30 minutes and then he’ll go back into his tunnel or sleeping bag and sleep again; today he was awake majority of the day not awake in his tunnel or anything he would sit in the open area of...
  2. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    Hi everyone, My hedgehog is way more fearful after changing her cage. She hisses and pokes out when we put our hands in the cage and grab her. She will unfurl after a while of being in our hands but she is still moody. We haven't changed the way we have been handling her, and save for her not...
  3. Health
    So I have a female, young hedgehog. And For the last few months, Ive had a cup full of water with a drop or two of tree tea oil for treating my hair, And my fiance came home and thought It was regular water and used it to water my hedgie, and He watered her with it for two nights before I saw...
  4. General Questions
    So I have a female, young hedgehog. And For the last few months, Ive had a cup full of water with a drop or two of tree tea oil for treating my hair, And my fiance came home and thought It was regular water and used it to water my hedgie, and He watered her with it for two nights before I saw...
  5. Health
    Hi, I've seen a lot of posts regarding how to keep your hedgehog warm in a winter power outage, but none about how to keep them cool. We have bad summer storms in my area, so we lose power some times which, of course, knocks the AC out. The power was back on before I went to sleep, but the AC...
  6. Feet and legs
    Hi all, My hedgehog has been slowing down (he's older) and it wasn't until recently that I realized that I can aggressively poke his back end and he won't react, but if I go nearer to his front end he puffs up as normal. When he puts his quills up, it's only from like mid-belly to head that...
  7. General Questions
    So im looking at getting a new hedgie, i havent had one in nearly 3 years so im researching as a refresher. Ive seen a lot of 'moisture' content in the hedgie food ive seen online, but i dont know what the minimum/maximum moisture should be in the hedgies food. help :(
  8. Health
    Hello everyone! My hedgie is over year old. She has stomach wounds twice before, treated with ointment and antibiotics. Today, while bath, I found a bad wound, at the same place, but this time looking differently, as it looks like claw skin. Do you know what can it be? I am so worried about...
  9. Hedgehog Health FAQs and Important Topics
    My hedgehog has had a small bump growing on her mouth for a year. Recently it has rapidly grown in the past few months. It is a huge red mass on the side of her mouth and a white like mass is on the top of the inside of her mouth. My vet had no idea what it was ( I live in the middle of...
  10. Skin
    Hedgie has red spots for two days, i don't think it is caused by food allergies. Spots keep getting bigger, any assumption about the spots? What should I do? 😣😥
  11. Respiratory Infections
    Hi I have an almost 4 year old hedgehog and he hasn’t been eating for about 4 days and not drinking much. One of his eyes is red with crusties and his nose is dry and crusty too. The corner of his mouth seemed to have bled and had a cut on it but I couldn’t tell. And he is wobbly. I cleaned all...
  12. General Questions
    I have a 9 week baby. We never had Fleas until this past week. My roommates cat had gotten fleas. That being said. There are hedgehog fleas which these aren't. Can Hedgehogs get fleas from a cat? I've read different things. Some say yes, some say no. She so far has none. I've checked her over...
  13. Health
    Good morning, my hedgehog is 9 months old and has been super playful since the beginning. She is still very very active, but in the past 2 days hasn't eaten or drank. I've tried changing her water and giving some different food, she won't eat anything. She has lost 80 grams recently but this is...
  14. Diet and Nutrition
    Hi everyone! I am looking for a new food for my hedgehog, since the one I got with my hedgehog was too high in fat%. I researched that Fromm healthy weight gold was a good option! Protein 30% Fat 11% But I did notice that cheese was listed in ingredients.. so I wasn’t sure if that would be...
  15. 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...
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