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Hey everybody my hedgie Henry doesnt like to play with ANY toys!!! He has a stuffed animal but he doesnt do anything with them just ignore them, he doesnt like plastic balls either, he likes toilet paper tubes but he puts it on his head then goes to sleep in his igloo ( i dont like that ) so i have NOOO idea what to give him?

Any ideas? HELP!!!
 

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My hogs don't play with any toys either. I'm guessing this isn't uncommon. Hedgehogs just aren't wired the same way as dogs or cats, say.

You know what my hedgehogs do like though? Their wheel. And running around my apartment checking things out. Make sure you have a good wheel, and don't worry if he doesn't play with random toys you try to give him.
 

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A lot of times hedgehogs won't really play while we're watching. When it seems they're disinterested, sometimes they really just want to sleep, or they're being shy and intimidated by your presence. Then at night, they have all sorts of fun with the toys you give them. Try leaving them in the cage at night (as long as they're safe to leave your hedgehog with unsupervised), and you might find in the morning they've moved around some.

Some hedgehogs, though, just don't really like toys at all. Try putting other things like fleece tunnels and other fleece toys (I have a pom pom) to mix it up. They might also like those crinkly toys for cats - it might just get annoying at night and sometimes the dye runs if it gets wet.

If he just doesn't take to toys at all, that's ok, and there's not too much you can do. About it. But like Honeywhistle said, they do love their wheels.
 
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