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Hi Nic,
I have been monitoring what I give the hedgies to eat and have found that
there is no great change in their motions. It is not as light brown as it was and has definitely got a shade darker. However it is not back to black in all cases. The wandering visitors have the darker pooh whereas our local ones still have a brown pooh. I have tried the dog and cat food, but our hedgies are either too posh [living in South Gloucestershire] or not particularly taken with it [or Sainsbury’s is not too their liking]. For this reason I have stopped using this method of feeding. I am sticking with using the dry crunchy Spikes Dinner food, but have reduced the amount I put out. As I mentioned previously they do not appear to like the moist Spikes Dinner food. I tried that for the reason that the moist food is black, and thought therefore that their motions would return to normal. Well you can take a horse to water but you cannot make it drink, so I think as far as the hedgies are concerned, leave well enough alone. No doubt after a long hibernation period over winter their system’s will return to normal. Hopefully they do not suffer with hemorrhoids as human beings do?