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Melchoir and my new living arrangement.

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I've had Melchoir for a few months now - he's a very grumpy Hedgie, always balls up when I pick him up, and bites on occasion!

I've started feeding him a Cat food from the suggested list on this site, and it seems like he's gotten more and more grumpy since then! His poops look fine, though, and it's not too unusual and drastic, so I imagine he's just being a grump. :)

Anyway - I'm posting because my beau and I of nearly two years are moving in together in July. He has a cat that he'll be bringing with him, and I'm trying to figure out the best arrangement here.

I know Hedgies don't get along with other animals, so I'll probably put him in one room and keep the door closed - but is there anything else you guys can suggest to make this transition not so awful?

Is there anything specific about HedgeHogs and Cats living together I should know?

Thanks guys! :)
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We have 7 cats and although our hedgehogs have their own room, we often have rescues that live in my sewing room, bedroom or dining room for 4-6 weeks of quarantine. The hedgies are in standard plastic bottomed wire topped cages. When a new comer arrives the cats are very interested and will line up beside the cage to watch. After a few hours the thrill wears off and the hedgehog and cage is ignored.

I never allow cats and hedgehogs to meet unless I am holding the hedgehog.
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