Signs of Affection or Lack Thereof

May 27, 2013 by

Signs of Affection or Lack Thereof
  • Some hedgehogs do not display outward signs of affection, while others can be quite affectionate toward their owners.
  • Hedgehogs do not typically come when called or actively seek out human interaction.
  • They are NOT like cats and dogs, whose personalities shows of affection vary drastically. You may be sadly disappointed with a hedgehog if you are looking for an attention-seeking and affection-giving pet.
  • Your hedgehog may not even greet you or seem happy when you wake it up to take it out of its cage.
  • The average hedgehog is content to do its own thing and may not show any outward sign that it even cares about your existence unless you have a treat in hand.
  • Despite their somewhat solitary nature, they can become very affectionate with their owners and will even enjoying watching TV with you or just snuggling in your lap.

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