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Cold and Wobbling

My hedggie was getting cold so we put a heating pad set on low under half his cage... he is now gasping for breath and very lathergic !!! He had been wobbling a few days before this when we would have him out to play . Not sure how to help him ??? Any help would be greatly appreciated
 

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We were making calls to vets in the area...and were unable to find any in the area that treat them that were in this weekend they kept giving me other #s to try we were going to take him to Cornell... but before we could he stopped breathing . :cry: :cry:
I don't know what we did wrong he liked to climb the walls of his cage and fell a few times but when I went to the pet store to get different housing they said a cage was the best
My 6yrs old and our whole family is devestated .
Is there something we did wrong with housing we followed all the info on care we could find ??
 

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Thank you for the support ... We had him about six weeks . We would bring him every night to run around and play... its funny when I would walk out of the room he would follow me , he would also get reight into my 6tyrs olds hand when he opened the cage to get hime out. We just did some modifing to the cage this week but maybe we were too late. I did contact our breeder for advice and to tell her what was going on she was very supportive.
We are going to give it a few days before we talk about getting another one, Its hard to have a little one go through this type of loss especially when they see us cry too.
Thank you again
 
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