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He scratching himself alot lately his young too. He shivers sometimes too, How can I make it warmer? Are heating pads safe?
 

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Yes, but there are other ways. What kind of cage do you have?
If you have a wire cage, you can use a space heater or ceramic heat emitter. If you have a plastic bin, just don't use a wire cage.
 

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How warm is the environment? It should be 72-78 degrees Fahrenheit at all times in the room the hedgie lives in. If it is warm enough, what does this "shivering" look like? Is it a constant shaking? Or just a little chill kind of shake like people do when then have a cold chill run down their back? When he gets up, my hedgie will shake his quills like a dog shakes off when it gets wet. If it's not a constant shaking and it's warm enough, that could be what yours is doing. If he shakes like he's freezing cold, you probably should go consult a vet.
 
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