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Thank you so much Jan-marie, I have now purchased a bluebell hutch, rearranged my house to accommodate it and will be re-locating the hogs in there tomorrow! Oh, the things we do for them!! They will be in a cooler room so maybe they will decide to hibernate? They now weigh over 700 grams each so I would like to slow their weight gain down but not sure how to go about this? Should I just cut down the amount of food I give or change the food? They have 3 sachets of cat food (which they finish off) and a bowl of dry cat food mixed with Spike hedgehog food, which they eat about half of, each day. Are the diet bics you mention cat biscuits for “fat cats”? They are together at the moment, I hope they will continue to be friends but with the bluebell hutch I can easily separate them if required. Thank you again for your advice.