I Have a Tortoise

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    Russian tortoise named Cora!

    She's about 10 years old and was a rescue from one of my friends who was keeping her in not the greatest of conditions. I always told myself I would never have a tortoise because they're "boring", but Cora is anything but and I LOVE her! She is so stubborn and has such a...
    NicoleM15 NicoleM15
    18-21, F
    Jan 7, 2014

    I once caught a turtle

    while fishing but now have a Tortoise who enjoys listening to Phish. ? If that's not cool enough, two years ago my son launched a small piece of wood into the middle of our pond, where the stick with the fishing line attached to it sank and became an anchor. This summer, a...
    IrishEyes4smiling IrishEyes4smiling
    41-45, M
    Dec 31, 2014


    I found one, probably a released pet in my aunts yard, and kept it :)
    outofwonderland outofwonderland
    18-21, F
    Jun 30, 2012

    His Name Is Sheldon

    No I couldn't think of anything more original lol but I love him. He was given to me as my 25th birthday present. He's only 3 years old but he's so cute. And Fast! He's a horse field (Russian) tortoise and he's really quick! He loves dandelion leaves and tomatoes. I love him. He...
    Flame07 Flame07
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 22, 2012

    His name is Sheldon,

    and he is so lovely. Every day I give him fresh food and water, and have to turn off and on his heat lights. Sometimes I give him a warm bath and polish his shell. He really makes me feel like I have a purpose and he is my favorite lil man. I want to buy him many toys and hide...
    LilVixen17 LilVixen17
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 14, 2015

    His Name Is Dexter.

    I lie... HER name is Dexter. We we told she was a boy, so we named her Dexter... Later to find out she was a she. Where to begin. She's the dopiest animal in the world. Still, I love Dexter more than anything. Best 16th birthday present EVER.
    Cathyisamazing Cathyisamazing
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 25, 2012
    eda99 eda99
    18-21, F
    Jan 7, 2014
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