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Posted: 22/03/2011 by robert

Hi...My tortoise has come out of hibernation and is awake but very sluggish and keeps going around in circles instead of moving forward!!


Any ideas why?



Re: Casanova
Posted: 22/03/2011 by VivTPG

Hi Robert, you need to get urgent medical attention for the tort, please see out list of tortoise specialist vets in the lefthand menu under 'vits and health issues'.  

Meanwhile keep it warm and give a long warm bath to keep it well hydrated.  It does sound as though the tortoise is suffering some kind of neurological problem or possible frost damage to the eyes.  Could you tell us how the tortoise was hibernated.

Please let us know how you get on, regards Vivienne


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