I think the general opinion is cat biscuits or tinned meat but not fish flavoured. Uneaten biscuit doesn’t attract flies so is a better option than cat meat in my opinion. I wouldn’t be surprised if you can buy cat biscuits cheaper than the fat balls either so you’ll save money. Wild bird food is always pricey. I don’t think hedgehogs need to eat high sources of fat in order to gain weight for winter and cat food has good protein and minerals for general health.
With biscuits they will need a water bowl to.
As you will read on the forum dried mealworms or sunflower hearts are not recommended.
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