Pet Hedgehog Food – Can Hedgehogs Eat Cat Food?

Henry the hedgehog

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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

Pet Hedgehog Name Ideas

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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Are Hedgehogs A Good Pet For Kids?

I get asked about hedgehogs as pets for kids pretty regularly. People find me through my other hedgehog blog posts such as:

Must-have products before bringing a hedgehog home

How to care for a pet hedgehog

Where to buy a pet hedgehog

How To socialize a pet hedgehog

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

How To Socialize A Scared or Grumpy Hedgehog

I’ve gotten emails and comments about other aspects of hedgehog care in response to my two hedgehog blog posts – How To Care For A Pet hedgehog and Must-Have Products For Your Pet Hedgehog.

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

Where To Buy A Hedgehog

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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Hedgehog Themed Gifts For Babies & Kids

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Taggies Petals Hedgehog Blanket


Baby Aspen Hedgehugs Bib

3 Sprouts hedgehog storage bin

Sleepyville Critters Hedgehog purse

Prince Lionheart Wheely Bug Hedgehog ride on toy

Jellycat Huxtable Hedgehog

Hedgehog’s Magic Tricks

PlushCraft Hedgehog Pillow craft kit


Harry Hedgehog Blankie

Harvey the Hedgehog Mylar Balloon

HALO SleepSack 100% Cotton Wearable Blanket hedgehog

Planet Wise Lite Wet Bag Hedgehog


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Adult Hedgehog Lover Gift Ideas



1. DuoLe Square Hedgehog Throw Pillow

Kikkerland Hedgehog Dryer Balls


Hedgehog Kitchen Timer

Hedgehog Figurine

Women’s hedgehog slippers

Hedgehog cheese grater


blue hedgehog Washi Masking Tape

Sienna Sky Hedgehog Earrings

Adult Herman the Hedgehog Hat


Bath & body works Mr. Hedgehog Pocketbac

Nerdy Hedgehog Shoulder Bag


Hedgehog bangle bracelet



Hedgehog pencil holder 



Hedgehog coin purse 


Natural hedgehog figurine 


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How Much Work Is A Pet Hedgehog?

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.

Daily needs:

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

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