View Post

Are Hegdehogs in Africa?

There are many questions that people have asked about hedgehogs. For a small animal, this little prickly thing definitely generates a lot of controversies. Some of them are rumors of magical powers. While some are questions of whether they lay eggs. One question that continues to make the rounds is the question of where their natural habitat is. Also, if …

View Post

What Vegetables Do Hedgehogs Eat?

Hedgehogs love to eat. In fact, they spend a lot of time each night just looking for food in the wild. Still, not all food is equal. Some food sources are better than others. And there are food items entirely unsuitable for hedgehogs. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at what vegetables hedgehogs actually eat. What vegetables do …

View Post

What Do Hedgehogs Do For Fun?

All animals need to keep life interesting. In this regard, there’s not a big difference between people and hedgehogs. Both crave for stimulating activities and changes in their environment. And in easier terms, we simply need the stuff to be fun. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at what hedgehogs might consider being fun activities. Knowing about this …

View Post

What Human Food Can You Feed A Hedgehog?

Hedgehogs are omnivorous or insectivorous, depending on who you ask. That means their menu covers a lot of different food items. Now, you might wonder what kind of human food can you feed a hedgehog? In this post, we’ll cover exactly this question along with the basics of hedgehog nutrition needs. In fact, after reading this article, you’ll know exactly …

View Post

Are Hedgehogs Intelligent?

This is an interesting question. But I think, more importantly, we need to first answer the question of what exactly constitutes intelligence. How do we decide what parameters worthy of use to measure the intelligence of animals? I mean… It will be totally unfair to judge hedgehogs by the standards of dogs. The following parameters can be used to judge …

View Post

Hedgehog And Sleep: Knowing All About a Hedgehog’s Sleeping Pattern

Hedgehogs are nocturnal animals and big-time sleepers. They can sleep for almost all day which is why they are often referred to as lazy animals. If this is your first time owning a hedgehog then understand that it is natural for the animal to sleep all day. It doesn’t necessarily mean that the animal is down or sick. It is …

View Post

How to Play With a Hedgehog

Hedgehogs might be sensitive and nocturnal animals who love to sleep all day but that doesn’t mean you can’t play with them when they’re awake. In fact, it is essential that you play with them so that they remain healthy, fit and happy. Plus, spending time together will also strengthen the bond you two share. One of the most common …

View Post

What Kind Of Cage Does A Hedgehog Need?

Home, sweet home! We hope your hedgehog can proudly feel that about their cage. In this post, we’ll go over all the main requirements of a hedgehog cage along with useful tips on how to make it as safe as possible. In short, hedgehogs need a safe, spacious, and ventilated cage. They spend most of their life inside the cage. …

View Post

All Your Questions Answered About Pygmy Hedgehogs

Do you have any questions about pygmy hedgehogs? You are in the right place! We created this post to cover the most frequently asked questions about these wonderful, yet exotic pets. Read on to know about these sweet small animals and how they work out as pets. General questions about pygmy hedgehogs In the following paragraphs, we’ll answer some of …

View Post

Do Hedgehogs Need A Wheel?

Sometimes new hedgehog owners buy a cage complete with food bowls and other important essentials. But they forget about the exercise wheel! In this post, among other things, we’ll take a closer look at what makes a proper exercise wheel and when is the right time to allow hoglets on the wheel. Yes, hedgehogs absolutely need an exercise wheel! It’s …