Derek needs to be rehomed as I am leaving for university and I am not allowed to bring him with me! He is around 3 years old as he was already a couple months old when I got him!
A little bit about him: he loves being private! His favourite thing to do is burrow under the blankets and he often doesn’t come out until it’s dark. He’s lovely and loves running around when his cage is freshly clean! He needs some more work with handling - he’s never bitten anyone or been aggressive he just takes a while to come out of his ball. He also LOVES mealworms!
If you buy him you will receive his cage, wheel, bed, toys, blankets, thermometer, heater, and food! The cage is a rabbit cage so it’s very large - it takes up a whole dresser.
I am open to offers, but keep in mind you will be receiving everything you need to care for a hedgehog too!
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