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Handling Hedgums

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Hi all. I searched for this with no luck so any advice could help.

I understand that dropping hedgies or them falling can result to very serious injuries. Mt question is concerning handling them and how tight is too tight. I try to use my judgment and common sense but in situations such as clipping toenails and putting Vaseline on his ears I sometimes get spooked that I could hurt him. He doesn't cry or scream when I am handling him during these tough situations but I also know that when hedgies fall and hurt themselves internally they will often continue on as business as usual. My concern is mainly that i need to get his hygenic care done but I do not want to hurt him in the process.

What are your experiences or comments? How fragile are hedgies?

Thank you.
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Sorry for the confusion but my main question is holding hedgies and how tight is too tight. i am scared i might bruse him sometimes because he isnt a cuddler but an explorer so he hates being held still.
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