Rehoming 11 year old Redfoot Tortoise (Cleveland/Pittsburgh areas)

mattgrizzlybear

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Hello,

I am looking to re-home my 11 year old redfoot tortoise, Tommy . She has been a great companion over the years but I believe it will be very difficult for me to continue to own her going forward. As you can see from my profile, I used this forum a lot when I was younger (I cringed pretty hard at some of my old posts) and I am not hoping to use it to re-home Tommy.

I graduated from college last fall and am now pursuing religious life. My parents have graciously taken care of her for the last 4 years at home but I don't see it as foreseeable that I can care for her on my own in my community.

Tommy currently resides in Cleveland in an 8'x4' tortoise table in my parent's basement (alongside my mississippi map turtle who I may need to put up for adoption as well) but I am living in Pittsburgh. Therefore, if you are near Cleveland or Pittsburgh, or anywhere in between, please contact me if you are interested in adopting Tommy. She is a good eater and has never had any health issues. She is on the smaller size for her age, roughly 10 inches long.

I would be happy to give all the equipment and even the tortoise table if I am able to take it apart and you willing to reassemble.

Thank you,
Matthew

Here's a quick picture:
 

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It looks like you've done very well in keeping her. She looks to be in good shape from the photos.
Ask a lot of questions. Get photos of the new possible home.
Check the other posts of anyone that inquires about your tort to make sure they aren't just here to grab a free or discounted tortoise.
Best of luck to you.
 

mattgrizzlybear

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It looks like you've done very well in keeping her. She looks to be in good shape from the photos.
Ask a lot of questions. Get photos of the new possible home.
Check the other posts of anyone that inquires about your tort to make sure they aren't just here to grab a free or discounted tortoise.
Best of luck to you.
Thank you, it's a tough decision but I definitely want to find the right person for her. Good advice, I appreciate it!
 

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Thank you, it's a tough decision but I definitely want to find the right person for her. Good advice, I appreciate it!
It's why I no longer let my tortoises breed.
It's too difficult for me to find the babies new homes that I'm comfortable with.
It's hard enough just rehoming my rescued torts
 
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