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I Have a Reptile As a Pet

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    Skittles the Skink

    I have a Skink (a snake-like lizard) named Skittles. The group logo is actually a Blue Tongued Skink but Skittles is a Schneider Skink which, in my opinion, are much prettier but not as funny. I've had her a little over two years and the things I've learned from her are...
    prettypaperlanterns prettypaperlanterns 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 8, 2007

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    I have two savu pythons

    and a iguana they are awesome even tho they are jerks
    pokemon14 pokemon14 22-25, M Jun 5, 2014

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    Ours Is Called Sparky

    Sparky is an Eastern Blue Tongue.  He is soooo sweet, and such a cutie!  I love him.  We got him for our son's seventh birthday, but really he is more Mom and Dad's pet than the kiddos.  Our two year old is adorable with him.  She loves him to death...
    mj915 mj915 31-35, F 7 Responses Oct 31, 2007

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    Clyde

    Clyde is my leopard gecko. We aren't sure of his exact age, but he's probably about 2 years old. When I got him, he was accompanied by a female. They were a mated pair, so I found it fitting to name them Bonnie and Clyde. But Bonnie is now dead, she was shedding, which for those...
    ladyzantorian ladyzantorian 18-21, F Jan 30, 2012

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    My Lizards

    i have a leopard gecko, 4 yard lizards, a fence lizard from fla, and a blue tailed skink...which is pregnant. i love reptiles and would do anything to keep them from getting killed. i hate when people kill innocent animals.. especially lizards in the yard. i love all aimals. they...
    BeautifulVixen BeautifulVixen 18-21, F Sep 19, 2011

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    Heartbroken.

    My sweet ball python, Eddie passed away the other day. he had sustained an injury from a bad shed (ie He had scraped himself a little to hard on his water dish) and wasn't able to spring back from it. I'm not exactly sure why as I kept his aqaurium immaculate but I know that...
    xstarxdestinedx xstarxdestinedx 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 31, 2009

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    Wee Rascal!

    my brothers cornsnake...well mine! in theory IM the one that actually cares for the poor bugger! he was a wee orange cornsnake.. nows he is fookin huge! he loves curling up into my jumpers and peeping out the top by my neck. he loves warming himself against my skin. sometimes...
    JulySunSoul JulySunSoul 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2009

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    Current Pets

    I currently have a Ball Python, a Veiled Chameleon, and 2 Red Eared Sliders as pets.  I have had several Corn Snakes, as well as Tree Frogs in the past.
    bek71 bek71 36-40 Jul 16, 2008

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    Quite Boring.. a Turtle..

    But she's nice...However I don't know if it's a he or a she haha.. It has a female name anyway
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 12, 2007

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    Smaug the Beaded Dragon.

    My ex and I had a bearded dragon for our pet. Her name is Smaug. She was named after the dragon in the book "Hobbit". She was around 5 years old. She has the greatest personality. She loves people too. Unfortunately, about a year ago, she had passed away...
    eastsidechick eastsidechick 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2007

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    I Rescue Reptiles

    I rescue and rehabilitate injured, abused, neglected, and unwanted reptiles- wild and captive. I own 2 tokays (Stalin and Lenin), a tangerine leopard gecko (Ramses), an Asiatic water dragon (Nex), a dalmatian chevron crested gecko (Pinhead the Hellraiser), a ball python (Anubis...
    jaguar87 jaguar87 22-25, F Jul 6, 2011

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    Perfect Pet For Me

    I had a bearded dragon, Draca, about 4 years ago but I ended up having to get rid of her because I moved. I loved her and always said I was eventually going to get another one. About 3 months ago, I got a baby beardie. He (she? idk yet, still a baby) was smaller than Draca...
    FactoPlast98 FactoPlast98 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2009

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    Almost Lost Her, I Think.

    So earlier this year my neighbors red footed tortoise, Nina, was developing soft shell. I know she wasn't mine, but I go over my neighbors house a lot. She is a cute little thing and I love reptiles. So when I held her I started noticing the shell was semi-waxy, or how shall I...
    desertpalms desertpalms 26-30 2 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    I Have a Ball Python Named Eddie.

    I love my little boy. He is just so quiet and docile. He forces me to remain calm in any situation where he may become a little moody. He may in fact be a she and I am waiting to call the vet to get the results of the sexing..I didn't ask when we left the other day. Eddie is...
    xstarxdestinedx xstarxdestinedx 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    Reptiles and amphibians are just such beautiful creatures. Snakes are my favorite. ^_^
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I love all my pets, but most of them are exotic and are just so cool! This is one of 10 of my tarantulas. She's a Rose Hair and her name is Hope. C: She is the sweetest tarantula I...
    LilithRorke LilithRorke 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm a very petite woman at 4'8 and it stinks! Man I would love to be tall like 5'10 or 5'6. I get hit on by cute tall guys but I do love guys 5'6 and over. :)
    shortcurvygirl shortcurvygirl 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I have a F5 Bengal feline. She is a rescue. I don't know what I would do without her. She has been such a blessing to me. I swear she understands every word I say, and I can...
    00DesertRose 00DesertRose 36-40, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I took my little dog Haley Monster to get spaded last week while I was off from vacation. I was a nervous wreck that whole day she was at the Animal Hospital. She looked so pitiful...
    TotalityOfMe TotalityOfMe 36-40, M 12 hrs ago

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    I was so devastated when my pet mouse died today... she was more then my best friend :'(
    BarelyAdulterated BarelyAdulterated 18-21, F 7 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Okay,maybe better than family.Would I give up my ice cream cone to my cousin!No,but my blue tick hound loved it!Would I let my cousin have my bed!No!sleep on the couch.don't...
    Duckygirl2 Duckygirl2 46-50, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Founded in 2013 after the staggering number of executions all over the world that year, The Peterson Group is committed to the abolition of the death penalty through public...
    tpgglobal tpgglobal 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    Say hello to Pistol!...before she got fat. I let my sister watch my cat since I was away for school a semester and the poor thing gained 8 pounds. Keep in mind 50% of indoor cats...
    Exhilar8 Exhilar8 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    As annoying as that may be, I just can't help it. :P When I see a fuzzy animal I just want to grab it and rapidly run my fingers through their fur, ears, belly. I got crazy. Haha...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    A few months ago three of my pets died.two dogs and a cat.they were poisoned by someone but we are not sure who it was.i still think about them and miss them sometimes.i used to...
    IsmaelAlejandro IsmaelAlejandro 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Percy Jackson's pet, or Nico Di Angelo's, heck i'll even settle for being Jason or Leo's pet lol
    wolfsparadise wolfsparadise 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Slow, or incompetent drivers! OMG! They are the WORST!!!!! I honk my horn, I've even been known to flip ppl the bird! Lol!
    Sweetgirl4u2 Sweetgirl4u2 31-35, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I absolutely love my pet rats, Mishca, Moe, Micah and little Max! Owning rats might be a bit strange to some people but they are magical creatures, incredibly smart and social. I...
    JaneD22 JaneD22 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So, my turtle Soup died tonight. He was pretty ******* amazing. The very first week of having him, I had him trained. You could cuddle him like you would any other pet. He would...
    Apostasies Apostasies 18-21, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm a lost pet looking for an owner to take me in and train me. looking for a real person (male or female) to really help me grow as a good pet
    eeveemonster eeveemonster 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    when I move to England can I have a pet shark?
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    I've got two cute fluffy puffs. They're always playful and being mischievous. They seem to like me a lot, they're always on and around me, nibbling on my lips, nose, hands and...
    Pain24 Pain24 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    My post was removed because my pet peeve was I don't want people contacting me to send pics of my body parts. urgh seriously. I am open to complements & comments on my writing. I...
    loveCT loveCT 31-35, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I have just lost my pet rabbit yesterday evening, and the grief is unbearable. I've had her for 3 years, she was adopted from the local humane society. I loved Bella so very much...
    Mon35 Mon35 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Misguided Quest Who would've thought I could change the world? What about the parrot? Yes, I admit it-the world we now live in is my fault...though the parrot isn't without blame...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Jun 22

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    The Scene: The Pearly Gates to Heaven. St Peter is receptionist at the entrance. - A cat shows up. St Peter says "I know you! You were a very nice cat on earth and didn't cause...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Jun 22

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    It wasn't my pet but it was my friends pet. I was at my friend's house one day for a sleepover and she let me hold her hamster. The hamster bit down on my pinky finger and it...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I absolutely love pet play. Preferably puppy play. It's a dream of mine to have a master that will be able to train me and love me for who I am. If anyone is out there that is...
    thetiminator1997 thetiminator1997 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 20

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    I love pet play. I already have a wonderful master :3 but I'm looking for another kitten to play with (non sexual maybe) so come play with me and my ball of yarn and let's be silly...
    froofykittenxoxo froofykittenxoxo 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    Oh he sure does. No one listens to you as well as a dog does.
    Littlemissshy25 Littlemissshy25 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    I'm really petite.. Only 5 ft. I love it. I especially love men that are at least 5'11 and up... They make me feel even smaller. :3
    lilcutegrl lilcutegrl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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    On June 2, 2015, Minnesota Viking’s running back, Adrian Peterson surprised everyone for his comeback on the field. In the midst of practice, he attended an interview with the...
    grettamaycong grettamaycong 22-25, F Jun 17

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    On June 2, 2015, Minnesota Viking’s running back, Adrian Peterson surprised everyone for his comeback on the field. In the midst of practice, he attended an interview with the...
    godoficepantheon godoficepantheon 31-35, M Jun 17