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I have a hedgehog named buddy,
recently he must of litteraly sat in his own poo and managed to get it all over his tiny stub of a tail,
I cleaned the cage hoping it may just come off in a couple of days, but its been almost 2 weeks,
Im not sure if hedgehogs like water, and am scared to attempt to find out,
but whats the best way to clean this without hurting buddy or myself?

Thanks alot !
 

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Maybe a power-washer? :lol:


Just kidding. You can give him a bath, as long as you only use a few inches of water, and keep him warm the whole time. Make sure you supervise well. There are stickies in many categories that can probably help you. ;)
 

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Okay I tried the bath,
and he flipped out and curled into a ball, and I got scared that he might not be able to breathe with his head so close to the water,
I tried the towel Idea aswell having him walk around on it,
and it did clean his feet, but when I tried to get the poo off his tail, it wouldnt come off very easily, and then he curled up again, making it very difficult to clean :p
aha anymore ideas?
 

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How much water did you use? I usually use about an inch, and when we first started bathing him my hedgie tried to ball up, snorted water, and then decided that wasn't a good idea. If you only had a little water to slosh around in for a foot bath, you might try a little more water for a full bath and see if it goes any better.
 
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