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    I stuff Cheese Whiz in the cup to weigh him when...

    I stuff Cheese Whiz in the cup to weigh him when I first grab him so he is still orienting himself vs going "OK handling time! Time to escape!"
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    xcjumper. I mainly noticed with Whiz because he...

    xcjumper. I mainly noticed with Whiz because he hid more and when I had him out he has a gray looking tinge to his orangeness. I do think he lost a we bit of weight though. When I weighed him the...
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    Whiz shed sometime this weekend. And now he is a...

    Whiz shed sometime this weekend. And now he is a much happier camper. I went ahead and fed him a small mouse since his last one was so freaking small. Also weighed him again and he is still at 8.5...
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    Just finished feeding him. And he is definitely...

    Just finished feeding him. And he is definitely going blue. Have me trouble over feeding time and wouldn't take the mouse initially then it popped while I was wiggling it ands he ate it fairly...
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    Its weird! He let's me know that he is thirsty...

    Its weird! He let's me know that he is thirsty when i am holding him by trying to escape like a loon instead of calmly going around my hands. Once I offer him water from his lagoon in his tank he...
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    So I spent time holding him again today. He is...

    So I spent time holding him again today. He is super comfortable drinking while I hold him that's for sure. Then held him for a bit. When I decided to put him up I was over the tank putting his...
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    rivenoak. My FIL has a gopher tortoise. Honestly...

    rivenoak. My FIL has a gopher tortoise. Honestly he doesn't do much. Makes sure it has plenty of forage and water, gives it occasional treats. But otherwise leaves it be.

    We found this one near an...
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    He finished that mouse so quick! Once he stopped...

    He finished that mouse so quick! Once he stopped carrying it around he ate it in less than 5 minutes. He is doing really well handling wise too. Still a bit jumpy initially but fairly comfortable...
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    Fed him again Saturday. he was in his tank going...

    Fed him again Saturday. he was in his tank going "I'M STARVING HERE!!!!" Just shooting back and forth in his tank, looking for an escape. So i went "Ok, Ok" and moved him to his feeding funarium...
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    A dark gloopy mess! :lol:

    A dark gloopy mess! :lol:
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    That works! I replaced Whiz's water tank with a...

    That works! I replaced Whiz's water tank with a lagoon type so he couldnt get under it. And then I watched Whiz open the hatch that is in the top of the screen by climbing up and slithering on past....
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    I have to tell you, my bungie cords keep that lid...

    I have to tell you, my bungie cords keep that lid ON. I did have to use zip ties though to give the hooks something to hook onto. But yea He isn't getting out through the lid, that's for sure.
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    I tried to weigh him yesterday but I think my...

    I tried to weigh him yesterday but I think my scale isn't accurate. It said he is almost 20g and that can't be right...
  14. Yep same here. Not to mention temperament...

    Yep same here. Not to mention temperament evaluation which most pet stores dont do or lie through their teeth about.
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    Yep he had settled in very well. As far as the...

    Yep he had settled in very well. As far as the bite club goes, I think he quit the club. He hasn't once attempted to bite and bluffed only once when I adjusted something and startled him. Other...
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    Lauruffian would be the one to ask. Though the...

    Lauruffian would be the one to ask. Though the main question is why did the snake catch pneumonia. Was the habitat set up correctly?
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    Today was food day! Cheese Whiz ate with no...

    Today was food day! Cheese Whiz ate with no problems and was going "give me the mouse or I'll keeeel you!" Yep he is a tough guy. While he was going to town on his mouse I redid his tank a bit. ...
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    Yep, and its always nice when they discover the...

    Yep, and its always nice when they discover the new "toys"

    http://i1086.photobucket.com/albums/j453/KitN_Li/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-08/20140829_174305_zpskcxshxgr.jpg
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    And I just finished his enclosure facelift ...

    And I just finished his enclosure facelift

    Boring Enclosure.
    http://i1086.photobucket.com/albums/j453/KitN_Li/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-08/20140827_123446_zpsm3inoyv5.jpg

    Not Boring Enclosure!...
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    The plants I was looking at had suction cups on...

    The plants I was looking at had suction cups on them. They were 3 bucks. I'm headed back tomorrow sometime anyway because I forgot to grab some other things too.

    And no he is just climbing...
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    Ok, so Whiz decided to try to escape again. ...

    Ok, so Whiz decided to try to escape again. This time ignoring me when I caught him in the act. So since he was busy trying to escape I adjusted his terrarium! Out that Boring log went and in went...
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    So an update type deal. I got home last night and...

    So an update type deal. I got home last night and Cheese Whiz was zooming around the tank like a bat out of hell. Hubby took the opportunity to remove the log for inspection and it turns out there is...
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    I thought I checked the log pretty good, but I...

    I thought I checked the log pretty good, but I obviously missed it. I was watching him going inand thinking "where is he going...?" and assumed that he was going through a hole designed to go...
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    I have first hand experience that this isn't the...

    I have first hand experience that this isn't the case in all situations. Our dog Kyra we adopted her at a year and a month old. She had been in the shelter since she was 6 weeks old. Not one person...
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    Well, Cheese Whiz is now at home. I opened his...

    Well, Cheese Whiz is now at home. I opened his container when we got home and coaxed him out and onto my hand. Well I nudged him a bit really going c'mon and he came right on out going "Freedom!"...
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