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In response to my other pet hedgehog themed posts, I often get asked ‘can hedgehogs eat cat food?’
The answer is yes, but please do not just run off to the store and buy any old cat food. Hedgehogs need a high protein and low fat diet. Some cat foods have a nutritional balance that is good for hedgehogs, but others don’t. Many cheap cat-foods do not provide ideal nutrition for hedgehogs, because … Read the rest
So you adopted a hedgehog or just bought a hedgehog. Or, you’re thinking about getting a hedgehog soon. If so check out my hedgehog category here on my blog for other posts about hedgehog care and ownership. Now he or she needs a name! I came up with a list of 100 hedgehog name ideas. Plenty are included for male hedgehog names, as well as female hedgehog names. Here goes!
H— the Hedgehog names
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I get asked about hedgehogs as pets for kids pretty regularly. People find me through my other hedgehog blog posts such as:
They learn all about the products they need for a pet hedgehog, how to socialize their hedgehog, and how to take care of their hedgehog. What they are left wondering is whether … Read the rest
One question that I’ve gotten multiple times is how to tame or socialize a hedgehog that is scared or grumpy. I thought I would do a blog post on the question to help others who have this question.
When you have a hedgehog that is … Read the rest
I get a lot of perspective hedgehog owners on my posts How Much Work Is A Pet Hedgehog? and Must Have Products For A Pet Hedgehog. One question that I have seen a few times in response to those posts is, I am ready to get a pet hedgehog! Where can I buy a hedgehog? Or, where do I find a hedgehog for sale? There are several ways to find a pet hedgehog to buy.
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If you are considering getting a hedgehog it’s important to know how much work hedgehogs are and what their day-to-day care needs are. There are several items mentioned below that you may be unfamiliar with. If that’s the case, I recommend checking out my Must Have Products For Pet Hedgehogs blog post first.
1. Feed & water & clean water & food dishes.
2. Hold for at least 20 minutes (to keep them friendly with you and humans … Read the rest