Hedgehogs snuggle up in a Tokyo cafe in a video that went viral this week. People hold the creatures in their hands, take pictures, and even feed the hedgehogs. At first glance, this cafe might appear like a perfect place to interact closely with these adorable creatures, but the story behind the film and the shop itself is dark.The restaurant is known as Harry’s and bills itself as a hedgehog cafe as well as a pet store where you can buy the hedgehogs.
According to the cafe’s website, “Harry” is a place where you can interact with adorable little hedgehogs. “First of all, feel free to visit them and just play with them. The hedgehogs are waiting for you. » Hedgehogs are nocturnal, meaning they sleep during the day, so being touched and exposed to light during the day would be quite distressing.
However, many people may not be aware of this fact. There are 15 species of hedgehogs in the world, but they all have one thing in common. when stressed, they curl up into a tight, spiny ball, which is a hedgehog’s defensive posture. If you want to go to a pet cafe, Schubert says dog and cat cafes are much better alternatives.