Hedgehogs are growing to be a popular house pets. This tiny cute pet is easy to take care of as they are quite and passive. Hedgehogs have small quills that they extends when scared. Though it looks tiny, they are nocturnal beasts. Make sure you give it enough food, clean surrounding and a spacious cage where it can play around. Variety of food for them is available in market. The people who stay at home can keep this cute pet. If kept healthy and happy they can live up to 10 years. Homes with children are not good for them as the kids can frighten him.