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October 20, 2008

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Snuffles, the Pet of the Day
Name: Snuffles
Age: Four years old
Gender: Female
Kind: African Pygmy Hedgehog
Home: Bristol, Rhode Island, USA
   Hi there! The prickly little bundle of love you see here is Snuffles, my female hedgehog. Snuffles is an African Pygmy Hedgehog - they are a different species than the hedgehogs people find in as garden pests in Britain. She is definitely a pet, and not at all prickly in personality!

    Snuffles needs to get regular baths like most pets, but the difference is, she gets scrubbed down in a tupperware container with puppy shampoo and a toothbrush to get all those little quills and in between them nice and clean. After her warm bath comes her favorite part - getting to snuggle up in a dish towel. She loves to peek out of the top of the towel while I hold her. It is her favorite part of Wednesday nights, and I think it's mine too. She's such a sweet litte girl, and I love her so much!

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