sleeping tortoise-never eating

by jade

My tortoise is not eating and is always sleeping.

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Nov 03, 2010
sleeping tortoise
by: Anonymous

As its November I think maybe he wants to hibernate

Nov 01, 2010
Sluggish Tortoise
by: Shelly

You are describing a tortoise who seems to need more warmth and sunlight. If you are providing the correct amount of sunlight and warmth, see a vet.

You could be looking at any of the following or something else:
bone disease
problems with eggs (if you have a female)
a physical injury
respriatory problems, including pneumonia
septicemia (blood infection: Look for pink coloring on the plastron -- undershell)

Keep it slow and steady.

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