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Hi!
sorry if there is already a Topic about this but i had a little look and couldnt see any :)

I was thinking of useing Care fresh bedding but some people have said its not easy for them to walk on.... so...... What bedding do you use and is it easy to clean?
 

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I am a HUGE fan of liners: viewtopic.php?f=5&t=2586
Liners are very easy to keep clean & washable. I change them every other day.
I do not like Care-Fresh, it is dusty and causes a lot of odor.
 

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I also use liners, it's pretty easy to clean, just shake/pick off the poop and any quills and throw it in the wash. And with liners you don't get the shavings all over the floor.

And if you have a litter trained hedgie you don't have to change the liners sometime once or twice a week. Of course sometimes more depending on how messy the hedgie is.
 

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CareFresh is fine but it is very dusty and some hedgies eat it which is dangerous.

I use fleece liners, which are super easy to clean, and are cost effective (they last for a long time, since they are washable).
 

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The breeder who sold me my hedgehog told me that CareFresh is not the best bedding material because when it absorbs water it expands quite a bit. She said that she had heard of it causing abdominal blockages in hedgies who had consumed a piece. I'm not 100% sure if this is true; it seems like it might be an urban legend since she couldn't remember where she had heard it, but I personally would rather be safe than sorry. She suggested aspen shavings which do not expand as much when wet, or fabric liners.
 

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It's true. There have been a few cases of blockages caused by ingesting Carefresh. I've also read of it happening with chins and hamsters too.
 
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