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Laying on His Tummy

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My little Pippin has recently been seen laying on his tummy sometimes with his legs straight back. Is this normal? He normally sleeps curled up in a loose ball on his side. He also has been licking himself a lot, if you know what I mean... Is this just him being a boy or is it a health issue?
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Laying with the legs out on their belly is called "splatting". They usually do it when they are very comfortable, or if the temperature is too high. Is it over 80* F in his cage? If not I'd say he's probably just very cozy.

And being a boy is normal. Lots of us male hedgie owners have to deal with it. :lol:
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