Lookie! Baby Hedgehog!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by redhen, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits...

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    [​IMG] I'm already in love with this little guy! Any ideas for toys for him? The breeder told me to feed him Purina One cat food mixed with Purina kitten food. Is that okay? Also..i bought Sunscription Vita Hedgehog Formula (petco) to mix with with the cat food. PLUS..i breed my own meal worms..so i figure to give him a few of them every night? Any other suggestions so i can keep him healthy? Thanks!


    Last edited: Oct 11, 2009
  2. AkTomboy

    AkTomboy Songster

    Apr 21, 2009
    DJ, Alaska
    [​IMG] Awww I miss mine! I used to get mine little cat toy balls that light up or make noise they loved them.
  3. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    How cute is that??!!?? [​IMG] I wish I could help with some suggestions, but I don't know a thing about Hedgehogs other than they are adorable!!!
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits...

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Thanks! [​IMG]
  5. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    totally adorable, congrats momma that is one darling little sweetheart!! [​IMG] for toys i'd get some cat balls that gingle and like chewie things for rabbits or ferrits i use them for my rabbits see no reason why they wouldn't work for a hog.
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Awww he's adorable. [​IMG]
    I asked DH to stop at a place that sells hedgehogs the other day; told him I just wanted to "look".
    He wouldn't stop. I don't know why. [​IMG]
  7. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    He's adorable! I had hedgehogs before, they were great little pets! Sounds like a good diet to me. They cat toys will work as well. Enjoy!!! Make sure to handle him a lot to keep him friendly too. [​IMG]
  8. Nana2KJS

    Nana2KJS Chicks-n-Ahs

    Mar 21, 2009
    SE Kansas
  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits...

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Quote:LOL..cause he knows you'd try and come home with one.
    On a side note..my cats seem to think that i've brought them home a new toy... They just sit and watch his cage.. [​IMG]

    these are the same cats that stuck their paws through cage wires before and ripped apart and pulled out my little button quails.. [​IMG]
  10. CrazyChickieMama

    CrazyChickieMama Songster

    Feb 23, 2008
    Bolton, NC
    if they try to with a hedgehog, they'll get a painful surprise...my brother has one and their boxer tried to play with her...a nose full of pokes and he won't go near Pippa anymore.

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