Russell is a male orange European hedgehog with yellow-green eyes. He is the organizer of the group with a love of food. Though uptight, he maintains everyone in the shop, making sure everything's orderly. Though Russell heavily wishes to fit in more with his friends, unfortunately, his love for safety and maintenance and friendship of six friends. often spoils the other pets enjoyment, which cause them to poke fun at him. A running gag is that he is often mistaken for a porcupine. In the Season 1 episode "Penny for your Laughs" it is revealed that he has an abnormal fear of marshmallows. He also has a fear of ghosts.