Box Turtle and Tortoise Discussion :: Gave up my boxie

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Post Posted: Thu Feb 28, 2008 11:48 am   Gave up my boxie

It was a difficult decision, but Poe now has a new home. The good thing is, that he's with a good friend of mine and I know he'll be well taken care of. I also have visitation :) He was getting trampled and rammed by his brother and I also have a feeling he wasn't getting his share of the food. Dog had made several attempts to bite Poe's little head off so I thought I'd better do something before he got seriously hurt. Here he is in his new home, with his new parents. They had been looking for a box turtle for about a year so I know they've done their research.

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Post Posted: Fri Feb 29, 2008 2:09 pm   

Oooh I've always wanted to see a picture of Poe. Wow, yea he does have a :shock: face.

Poor Poe! It's great that you separated them. I didn't know box turtles are as aggressive to their own species as RES.

Poe looks like he's in a good home!

Now Dog can get all the attention, hehe :D
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Post Posted: Fri Feb 29, 2008 3:30 pm   

I didn't realize boxies were so aggressive, or could be.
I'm glad both Poe and Dog have the privacy and space they want now :-)
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Post Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 5:55 pm   

I just noticed that Poe wasn't in your signature, and came here hoping that he was okay. And he is! HUrray!
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Post Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 8:54 pm   

That's good that you had a friend to take care of him. Send your friends this way so they can keep posting pics of the adorable guy!
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Post Posted: Thu Mar 27, 2008 9:25 am   

I'll post pics as I get them. I just spoke to my friends last night and they said he's doing great. Eating like a champ. Dog seems happier too. :-)
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Post Posted: Thu Mar 27, 2008 11:51 am   

Oh Im so happy Poe has a great home!! He is adorable
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Post Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:46 pm   

Poe is very good looking. Good you found him a home. How is he doing now?
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