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  1. General Questions
    So my hedgehog spike has been up for 5½ hours he's around 7 weeks old is this unhealthy I'm posting this at 4 cause he's being quite loud any info is welcomed.
  2. General Questions
    Hi everyone! I was just wondering if putting cut up pieces of clothing in a hedgehogs cage would be okay for them to burrow in? Like, if I cut up an old shirt and left the pieces in a burrow box or something? Another question, is unscented laundry soap needed? Or is it okay to use scented...
  3. Cages
    Hi, so I'm in the process of doing my research before I get my first pet hedgehog. Final room and cage placement is 99% determined so I do have my dimension to work with. I just have some questions relating to the 4 cage options I had my eye on. Please note I do plan on letting them run...
  4. General Questions
    So I know for sure that I want a hedgehog, I have played with one and held one before and they are just adorable. I live in Illinois and currently have a down payment for a hedgie with Morning Star Hedgehogs but it’s near the end of March and it keeps getting pushed further. I know Morning Star...
  5. General Questions
    So My female hedgehog had two babies about five weeks ago and the one seems to be growing very well and looking to be healthy. Tho the second one seems to be growing a lot slower. Is this normal? Both hedgehogs were born on the same day to my knowledge and the one was always half the size of the...
  6. Breeding & Babies Help
    Hello everyone, Next month I will be breeding my male (1 yr) and female (9 months) and I would love any advice that pertains to the questions below. Disclaimer 1: These are all questions I have already asked my mentor breeder, but I would like to find out what is most desirable from the...
  7. General Questions
    I want to be a hedgie owner some time in my future, may be around a year or so but im doing all my research. Im going to build a C&C cage thats 2 by 5 grids. I'm not sure what the dimensions would be in feet but im guessing a very large cage. It will have a upper level with a hedgie proof safe...
  8. General Questions
    So recently I got a text from a friend that I hadn't talked to very much recently saying that she needed a home for her hedgehog. He's about 2 years old, and she's had him since he was about 2 months old. Of course, me being one to love animals too much agreed, and now I have a huffy little ball...
  9. General Questions
    I have a hedgie that has multi coloured spines (White and blackish/brown), but she also has the odd solid white spine! Does this mean my girl Aimie was bred with an albino hog :-o!! (Aimie in Picture) I also have a question about why she's hissing a lot and breathing heavily while she balls...
  10. General Questions
    Hello, I'm choosing my hedgehog on Monday and I have some Questions. What is the best bedding for a hedgehog? I'm thinking about buying Carefresh are there any similar brands to this? Does it matter if I get a male or a female hedgehog? I read on the internet that Female hedgehogs have more...
  11. General Questions
    Hi, just a few questions before I get my hedgie in a couple months. :grin: 1) I know initial setup can be expensive, but where would you ballpark costs? I plan on making my own 2x3 C&C cage which I know should be around $50. 2) How long should I have my hedgehog before she travels? My mom...
  12. Quills
    Hi, I'm a new hedgie owner. I got Gilbert approximately three weeks ago now. On Friday he officially turned 9 weeks old, he's been losing a few quills here and there when we interact or when I hold him in his snuggle bag. I'm curious if I am still technically bonding with him while he is just...
  13. Introductions
    Hello! My name is Crystal and im from Maryland. My fiance and I adopted our first hedgehog on July 27th of this year and we are so happy to welcome in to our home. He is 8 weeks old and a cream color with a black snout. My fiance and I have been thinking about adopting one for a couple of...
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