It's Official: Everybody Wants a Hedgehog

Very important news update: Thanks to the Internet, hedgehogs are officially on the verge of mainstream American popularity. We did it, Internet! Let's celebrate by spending an hour watching YouTube videos of hedgehogs. » 6/02/14 12:00pm 6/02/14 12:00pm

Hedgehogs Are Quickly Becoming the Most Popular Pets

All ye pet owners searching for that offbeat pet to help you prove to strangers that you aren't some cat or dog yuppie piece of human garbage but a unique individual with FEELS and THOUGHTS — the hedgehog is officially mainstream. That's not a terrible thing, considering that hedgehogs are super cute, relatively easy… » 2/23/14 12:00pm 2/23/14 12:00pm

Hedgehog Meets Kitten at Global Summit on Cuteness

Look at those two, they're going to be best friends forever! Well, until one of them kills the other one. Which might be already. Until then, BFFS 4 LYFE. » 2/04/13 5:05pm 2/04/13 5:05pm

This Is How the Puppy Bowl Sausage Gets Made

If you're of a paranoid disposition, you're probably warning yourself right now that this article runs the risk of discussing something gruesome, such as sausage made of puppies. "Oh my god," you might be thinking, "is that what they do with the Puppy Bowl puppies after the Puppy Bowl? They turn them into sausage?"… » 1/27/13 6:00pm 1/27/13 6:00pm

Now Here's One Tuckered Out Baby Hedgehog

The life of a baby hedgehog isn't easy, you know. Sometimes you have to walk over here and sometimes you have to walk over there. Sometimes you have to cuddle up with your adorable brothers and sisters. Let's give this kid a break for being a little on the sleepy side. » 7/13/12 7:45pm 7/13/12 7:45pm

Labor Day Lovefest

Thanks for keeping me company on a gray Labor Day, everybody! It's time for me to take off, but keep on talking amongst yourselves — for inspiration, here's a little video about the nature of love. Many thanks to Josh Siegel and his awesome animals, and a happy Labor Day to all! » 9/05/11 7:00pm 9/05/11 7:00pm

Adorable Hedgehog Has Adorable Hedgehog Babies

According to the Daily Mirror headline, this hedgehog gave birth "to babies in restaurant." There's no story or further information on the matter, but whatever. The babies are like spiky little thumbs! Prickly snuggly tiny omgkjfhancgawopff!!!! [Mirror] » 5/17/10 10:40am 5/17/10 10:40am

Tummy Tuck

10 hedgehogs from Scotland have been sent to a "fat club" to help them drop the winter weight. Although extra-cute, the chubby hogs have a harder time rolling into a ball, which puts them at risk in the wild. [Telegraph] » 2/09/10 9:20am 2/09/10 9:20am

Female Cops In Afghanistan Test Gender Roles • Scorned Ex Posts…

• Although Afghanistan has seen an increase in the number of female police officers recently, many of the woman who serve are barred from certain duties, and not allowed to carry guns. • » 1/07/09 5:20pm 1/07/09 5:20pm

Hedgehogs Hatch Early For Spring • Sue Johanson Ends Sex Talk

Baby hedgehogs arrive early in Britain due to warm weather. Awww. • Moms-to-be with gum disease have a higher chance of suffering from preeclampsia, premature births. • Two-year olds likely to have smaller vocabularies if dad is depressed. • Duh: kids in stable post-divorce families have less negative long-term… » 5/07/08 5:30pm 5/07/08 5:30pm

OMG these hedgehogs are too weak to hibernate! And have broken bones! And are being nursed back to health by the RSPCA in England! Best part of the whole story? They're staying at (we're not making this up) Tiggywinkles Animal Hospital. Hedgehogs! [Daily Mail] » 12/05/07 2:45pm 12/05/07 2:45pm