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I just took my baby to the vet for constipation. The warm baths, pumpkin, massages, and other tricks didn't really work so I was scared. But it turns out that he isn't backed up. Vet suggested it was dietary fiber! The vet said to make sure the food is a higher fiber food, she recommended 15% (my foods have been less than 10% – We have gone through several foods and he is a picky eater so I'm still working on that). She also recommended more "hard crunchy" insects because they are insectivores in the real world and they have fiber and aren't too fattening. But also, because he wasn't pooping he is a little overweight, so that is something to look out for.

I noticed his constipation because his wheel wasn't nearly as dirty as usual but he had been running. His poops are usually picturesque logs or piles but I hadn't seen those, only little tic-tac like ones, not even little nuggets.

Hope this helps!
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