Ever since I came across a photo of a baby hedgehog on Google 8 years ago, I have fallen in love with hedgehogs. But it wasn't until January this year that I was finally able to have my own. I found Pokey online and was immediately attracted to his cute sleeping face in the photo. I contacted the previous owner right away and without a single doubt decided that he was going to be my first hedgehog.


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In the beginning... his quills would always be up, he refuses my strokes, he'd bit me all the time, he'd run away from me and it seems that he prefers if I just leave him alone actually. Now, it's been 5 months since I had Pokey. He's still a grump these days, but his quills rarely go up. He hissed but he doesn't refuse when I stroke his forehead. He's grumpy but he always accepts cuddles or nose kisses.

Pokey made my 8 years dream come true! I am so happy having him and I've been taking photos and videos non-stop for the last 5 months. I really want to share these photos and hopefully just like when I fell in love with hedgehog through a photo online 8 years ago, other people would fall in love with hedgehog through Pokey's photo this time!

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cyberbird 3 weeks ago

Refreshing nostrils

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Debby B 1 week ago

I'm not sure I've ever seen anything cuter💖

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MagicalUnicorn 3 weeks ago

i wanna stroke that fluffy belly <3

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MagicalUnicorn 3 weeks ago

comparing sharpness?

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