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  1. Color Help
    Hi guys, Just got a new hedgehog and his name is Churro. He’s playful and likes to sleep always. He loves eating as well. Can you help me identify my hedgehog’s color? The person I got it from told me he’s a cinnamon hedgie, but I dont see him as one. Im just really curious 😊 Also, follow him...
  2. Introductions
    Hi guys, Just got a new hedgehog and his name is Churro. Can you help me identify my hedgehog’s color? The person I got it from told me he’s a cinnamon hedgie, but I dont see him as one. Im just really curious 😊 Also, follow him on instagram: churrothehegie 🦔 I’ll update his bioand add his...
  3. General Questions
    Why my hedgie is making this sound? HELP Why my hedgehog is doing this sound? I uploaded to YouTube
  4. General Questions
    I really hate my hedgehog
  5. Feet and legs
    My hedgehog Luna recently started limping. It’s her left hind leg that is hurt and it’s starting to worry me. I was taking her out of her cage and set her down to walk and all of a sudden she is limping. Her back lack sort of drags while she walks and I got really scared. I don’t know what to...
  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. General Questions
    Hi! I am quite new to hedgehogs and got my first one about three days ago. I got Cashew from a woman who didn't want him anymore. I was told he was 8 months and a good boy. Any tips on making him used to me? He hisses but that doesn't bother me... So, I couldn't help but notice now that he...
  8. Breeding & Babies Help
    Hello. New guy here. I'm not very familiar with hedgehogs so I'd be really grateful for any advice. So long story short: I live in a big city (in Bulgaria, Europe) and found a hedgehog in the grassland between the buildings. My first intention was to try to tame it and if that doesn't work out...
  9. General Questions
    hi everyone, my hedgehog alfie absolutely HATES baths and getting his nails clipped. he can be quite aggressive when he wants to be and has bitten me a fair few times! it is basically impossible to clip his nails ive tried clipping them in every position in the bath out of the bath upside down...
  10. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    hi i have an Egyptian long eared hedgehog, i know this forum is primarily african pygmy's but they arn't too different. so i got alfie when he was 4 months old he is now nearly 1. prior to about a week ago he had only biten me once and that was his first bath which he was understandably stressed...
  11. Skin
    Hi! Im from the Philippines and i just got my Hedgehog, Quinncy. The moment she relax, i saw this looking-like-a-dried wound (black/brownish red bump) on her ears. I know she has a dry skin since she have not yet took a bath, she just turned 2 months old, yesterday March 2. I put olive oil w/...
  12. Introductions
    Hello everyone, I am getting a hedgehog for my 11 yr old daughter who is in love with animals. she has proven herself responsible in caring for our other pets (with assistance of course) and is gaga over hedgehogs. After weeks of reading, watching videos, and perusing the internet, I...
  13. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    Hey all. This is my first time with a baby hedge. I've had two adults before, but never a baby and I know they're a bit different. I've had her a month (she's 12 weeks on Friday), but her behaviour has changed. When I got her, she was quite friendly and would come out and play with minimum...
  14. Health
    Hi, my hedgehog Tate was fine yesterday and walking around his cage normal but today hes not moving much and mostly laying on his side. He wants food but when he takes it he bites it once then leaves it in his mouth and lays on his side again. I wouldn't be about to take him to a vet for about 2...
  15. Respiratory Infections
    I just got my hedgehog a few days ago and I LOVE HER SO SO SO MUCH! I am of course a paranoid hedgehog mother I feel like. She has been eating and drinking a lot of water and she was really active. However, last night, she started acting different. She still ate and drank, but instead of running...
  16. Health
    Hello, My Hedgehog is around 4 years old. He has suddenly stopped eating his regular food. He normally eats kitten food as recommended, but the only thing I could get him to eat in the past three days is some meal worms. I've tried cut up strawberries and carrots, but he won't eat either. He...
  17. Health
    Some background information: I'm a student, but I do small animal rescues as a 'hobby' and out of my passion and love for animals. I usually take in guinea pigs and chinchillas, as there isn't a shelter here that does that. In my country, hedgehogs are illegal and should not be owned as a pet...
  18. General Questions
    My hedgehog is 11 months old, and I've had him for about 4 months. I was just gone on a 4 day camping trip and left him in the care of my parents and little brothers. He's acting very docile, which isn't very unusual for him but he usually is a little more grumpy when I first wake him up. He's...
  19. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    Hello everybody. I have a hedgehog named Karma who is now 5 and a half months old, I had her since she was 1 and a half months old, she is my first hedgehog ever. And everything seemed to be fine with her. She is always friendly, never grumpy, never has trouble waking up, loves to run around...
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