Maurice The Hedgehog – Pets of Instagram

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A few days ago we got a rather concerned Tweet from Wendy, who told us that she had heard her little Maurice cryin’ the night before because he hadn’t been featured as one of our Pets of Instagram.. Clearly Ms Tayler is a rather good momager (aka the Kris Jenner of hedgehogs) cos just look here, a whole post dedicated to Maurice the Hedgehog, as well as his own slickly run Instagram account that follows his adventures, from typing up emails on a MacBook to hiding in birds houses, it’s all in a days work for this lil creature. Whilst in the past we’ve only featured dogs & cats, which now seem far too tame, please let us know if you find any cray Pets of Instagram accounts, or if you have a cute bunny that needs some good PR!

We caught up with Maurice to talk all thing Instagram, his favourite editing apps & his best angle..

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1. When did you start Instagramming?

I firstz started Instamgramz when my momz got me at one and a half yearz old, on 27 July 2013.

2. What’s your best angle?

Peoplez say my tooth gapz givez me characterz.

3. What are your favourite apps?

I sometimez use Shapely, Moldiv, and alsoz Hyperlapse because I like to keep up with the trendzez.

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4. What Instagram filter most accentuates your good looks?

I think Walden but my momz mostly just likes to sharpen my portraits wiz no filterz. She sayz I’m perfect alreadyz.

5. What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Getting stuck in a deep bucket of mealwormz.

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6. What is your greatest fear?

That I’ll never complete a Comradezez. I trainz really hard for dat.

7. Which living person do you most admire?

Bruce Fordycez. My momz tellz me I’m almost as good.

8. What is your greatest extravagance?

I do like to indulge in mah wormz but my momz likez me to be responsiblez wiz mah moneyz.

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9. What is your current state of mind?

WHO DAT?! Paranoia, I guezz.

10. What do you most dislike about your appearance?

My toenailzez because they get too longz and get in da wayz of mah trainingz!

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11. What or who is the greatest love of your life?

Mah blankiez.

12. When and where were you happiest?

When I’m running on my wheelz at night. I run up to 7 kilometres every night! It makez all my worries disappearz.

13. Which talent would you most like to have?

Maybe if I couldz become a rapper, I’d have more friendzez. I often breakdancez to my favourite song, “TURN DOWNZ FOR WHATZ?!”

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14. What is your most treasured possession?

My glassez because I wouldn’t be able to readz Runner’s World so goodz without them.

15. What is your greatest regret?

Not meetingz mah momz sooner. We havez the bestest timez togetherz. Oh how we laughz.

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