Hi, my name is Krissi. I have had my hedgehog Hermes since he was a baby and he is not about 2 and a half years old. When I bathed him today (I let him play in the water, really, not bathing. He just likes it.) I noticed that the colour of his poop was off. It is a dark green and it is much thinner than usual.
His diet has not changed. (High protein cat food supplemented with king worms, and filtered water) I keep him on newspaper for his bedding (used to be on pine shavings when I got him from the store, but I changed that because it was making him sick (upper respiratory infection.)
I am just wondering if anybody knows what might be happening with Hermes. I know the the life expectancy varies a lot with hedgehogs, so every day I have a routine of checking his food and water and checking if he is alive. So far it has been all good, obviously. But I am just wondering if I should expect otherwise soon if he is having issues with his poop.
I used to work at a pet shop and we got some baby hedgies in once that had wet tail just like a hamster. This is different though. He is not lethargic, and the poop is green, as I mentioned.