I found a baby hedgehog two days ago. He was very friendly and I have played with him. This morning I have found him in a bad condition half bent around / curled up.

Can anybody tell me how can I feed this animal? I know nothing about it, I am an IT guy.

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  • give it catfood wet or dry and water,never give milk or milk products(many do this and it kill them). – trond hansen Jul 22 '17 at 7:43
  • I have tried to feed him with carrot, raspberry and tomato. Unfortunately it doesn't eat... Never tied with milk and will not if you suggest. – svarog Jul 22 '17 at 7:48
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    it is best to take it to a vet and let the vet tell you what to do.what is best for the animal. – trond hansen Jul 22 '17 at 8:39
  • Are they moving at all? – Carcigenicate Jul 23 '17 at 19:05
  • Yes it's movig, but the moving is strange... it's going in circle. – svarog Jul 23 '17 at 19:06

Hedgehogs are omnivorous (they eat plants and meat) to feed them use cat food and water.

Wild hedgehogs do always have parasites (internal and external) I suggest you get it dewormed if it is possible.

Don't take it indoors as this might stress the hedgehog.

If possible take a cardboard box and make a hole in it and place it in a shaded place in your garden (hedgehogs sleep during the day and are active during the night).


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    Thanks, he is now fine. I guess he was hungry and tired. :) – svarog Jul 25 '17 at 11:03
  • i am glad to hear it goes well whith the hedgehog :) – trond hansen Jul 25 '17 at 11:08

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