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  1. Health
    Hi all, I wanted to create a post in memory of our beloved Hedgies and to help those that find themselves in the place we were. Our Hedgies was almost 3, happy and healthy as could be. Suddenly she became lethargic, not eating or drinking, and was dragging her back legs. We desperately called...
  2. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    Hi I’m new here and just recently got a 3 month old hedgie for my birthday a week ago. Her name is Stella and I love her dearly but i’m worried about her. The past few nights all she’s been doing is running on the wheel we got her (I live with my parents) for hours on end without a single break...
  3. Health
    Hello everyone. Our hedgehog, Quilliam, won’t eat the food we put in her cage anymore and isn’t going poop or pee. She is 2 and a half years old. A little over a month ago, she had teeth removed at the vet and switched from a cat food kibble diet to a liquid diet of a mixture called Carnivore...
  4. Health
    Hi! I have an egyptian long eared hedgehog who is 4 years old. about 2.5 weeks ago he started developing this wheezing instead of his normal huffing sounds. it was quite bad when he was doing it but when he was breathing normally/not trying to huff and hiss at me there was no wheezing or...
  5. 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...
  6. Health
    Hi there, I have a 3.5 year old male hedgehog. He is fed blue wilderness adult cat food (proper fat and protein %), has a large enclosure with a wheel and water and hides. Weekly cleaned enclosure and foot bath. A few months ago he had a sore around his anus which antibiotics took care of...
  7. WHS (Wobbly Hedgehog Syndrome)
    I have only had my hedgehog for about a month and he has been doing great until this past week. Two nights in a row we noticed he had not been on his wheel, and then noticed he was dragging both of his hind legs. Took him to the vet- she x-rayed to check for any injuries/broken bones, and...
  8. Diet and Nutrition
    I need help. I've had maple for about a month now, she's 4 months old and she won't eat her kibble, like at all. she will eat mealworms, and waxworms and other bugs, but nothing else. I've taken her to the vet and she didn't really have anything helpful to say. Maple is active at night, but...
  9. Teeth & mouth issues
    Hi, I noticed today that my hedgehog is foaming at the mouth, but not self-anointing. The day before yesterday, he seemed very unsettled during the day -- which isn't like him. He's usually sleeping throughout the day and doesn't get up until pretty much after we go to bed. He ate some food...
  10. Breeding & Babies Help
    Hello, I bought a hoglet two days ago (on monday) and the breeder said that he was able to eat properly and that he was ready to come to my house but he hasn't been eating for 2 days now and I'm getting really worried! I bought royal canin recovery can today and I fed him by hand about 0,5mL...
  11. General Questions
    I need a vet in Dallas area that can diagnose and treat more serious health issues-intestinal blockage and reasons for not eating. We've used a vet in Allen who is great with things like upper respiratory infections but doesn't know hedgies well enough to be able to tell us why Cinnamon isn't...
  12. Breeding & Babies Help
    Hi All, My hedgie just gave birth on Saturday 3 june 2017 morning. Even since then till today (6 days) she have not been eating much. Only about 10 kibbles so far. I am very worried because since yesterday, she came out of the nesting hut and foamed on her mouth twice (not anointing). With...
  13. Fecal & Intestinal issues
    I don't post often but I'm a bit panicky right now. So Events leading up to: Power outage on tuesday, had to take her temporarily to my grandparents where it was warm enough for her still. Came back later that night she didn't eat any food from what I could tell figured she might be...
  14. Health
    hi everyone, I have only had my Otto for a few months so this is our first winter together. I just went to get him from his cage and noticed that he is feeling cold, and when I put him on the ground to walk around he hardly moves and just wobbles. this is the first time he has done this. he...
  15. Diet and Nutrition
    It's been a hectic few weeks lately with Buddy, my now 4 year old hedgehog. Gonna be a bit of a wall of text I'm afraid. First his poop was funny coloured and he seemed to be in pain so we took him to the exotics vet who found he had some parasites and a generally upset stomach. A round of...
  16. Breeding & Babies Help
    my hedgehog has been pregnant for 30 days now, and from yesterday she stopped eating but drink a little bit of water, I don't want to disturb her, but I'm worried about her she's not eating at all!!! and at night she didn't come out and play also.. what should i do? HELP PLEASE
  17. 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...
  18. Skin
    Hello! It's been quite a while since I've been on here. I'm the "mom" of a two and a half year old apricot hedgehog named Luna, and recently she hasn't been eating as much as she usually does. It's quite worrisome, and I noticed it almost immediately. Luna will eat a handful of her food if I...
  19. Diet and Nutrition
    My hedgehog, Pedro, isn't eating. I've had him for about 10 months and I've never had an issue with him before this. I house him in a critter nation cage (model 162 - modified to prevent falls), he has a Carolina storm bucket wheel, he is eating Royal Canin cat food (protein is 32% and fat is...
  20. Diet and Nutrition
    Harold is 5 months old. I have had him for 3 and a half months. About a week ago, I introduced All Living Things brand dried meal worms. He ate a couple during play time and seemed to like them. Since then, I have noticed a decrease in appetite. The last two nights he has not eaten or...
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