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How come my hedgehog doesn't like water?
Are hedgehogs interactive or are they one of those just watch me pets? I'm wanting to hear from those who have them or have had them. Can you play and cuddle with them? Are they high maintenance like my ferrets were?
By Cassie W.
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Quillie Nelson is an 8 month old Hedgehog. I got him March 2010. He likes to stick his nose in the grass and forage for food.
Now that's an unusual pet. Bet you have to pick him up carefully..He is really cute!
Hedgehogs are thrifty pets. They seldom need vet care and don't cause allergic reactions in most people. Hedgehog chow is inexpensive. All of our pets are "recycled" -that is they come from shelters. Never underestimate the joy given by our smaller friends.
He is absolutely adorable!
Lulu is 6. I got her from a humane society. She likes to play with a ball. She is my love.
By Claude from France
Roxy is an African Pygmy Hedgehog and is 6 months old. I got her from a breeder. She likes to hide in my sweater.
By Shawn from Seattle, WA
She is so sweet! I hope to have one someday! I bet they are so interesting! Very unique!