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My hedgehog didnt wake up last night,
refused to come out of a ball today, and is not eating,
he is also wobbling a little bit !
Can anybody help? :(
 

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He's probably cold and trying to hibernate. This is very dangerous for your hedgie. Put him on your tummy to warm up immediately.

Then starting making changes to keep his environment warmer. What temperature is his cage right now?
 

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he is very cold right now,
but the temperature of his cage has been the same for almost 3 months,
i have him under a pillow on a heating pad right now,
thanks alot for the quick response
 

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Perhaps he caught a draft or something? Also, I've heard as hedgies age, some need it to be warmer than it used to be. Another possibility has to do with the amount of light your hedgie gets. Even though he might be hiding under something during the day, he'll still need a good ~12 hours of light to help ward off a hibernation attempt.

Either way, since he's cold now and was wobbling, you'll need to keep the temperature higher than it has been in the past to keep him from trying to hibernate again. A heating pad can help if he's right on top of it in his cage, but he'll also need to be warm while eating, drinking, and running about. Do you have something to help keep the whole area warmer?
 

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Discussion Starter · #5 ·
thats what I read off of google aswell,
the hedgehog is only about a year old,
so its not from aging, I think he may of caught a draught,
so hes on my lap, on the heating pad
 

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One year... I think you're right... doesn't sound like aging was a major contributor. Poor little fella. Hopefully, he starts squirming around soon. After he's all warmed up, make sure you have a good plan to help him stay warmer than usual.

Check out the Hibernation post: viewtopic.php?f=5&t=41
 

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i have put a lamp over top of the cahe to provide more lamp (more of a tank than a cage but yea)
but thanks alot !
 

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Yippee for hedgie! Keep that little guy warm :)
 

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OKAY,
got another problem,
he is fine today, hes walking and everything just lke normal, hes not cold or anything, and he went into a ball just like usualy when i tried to pick him up, the thing is that he still didnt wake up last night, I dont think hes trying to hibernate again because hes walking around my bed all fine.
Would he just be tired from trying to go into hibernation?
thanks for your help !
 
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