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Old 10-07-2007, 03:04 PM   #1
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My 06 tortoises spent their first night outside in their new house , (it was built for them at the weekend). I was like a cat on hot bricks all night







It looks like they had a good night
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Aww they are so cute where did you get that nice house with the door?
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I remember when I first started leaving mine out at night. I'm sure lots of people will rember what a state I was in over it. Now its second nature and I think nothing of leaving them out. They are lovely tortoises and thats a really nice house.
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Old 10-07-2007, 03:22 PM   #4
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Caroline, My husband made it for me on Sunday. Or should i say made it for them, lol....

I left the house out the first night with NO tortoises, in the rain , just to make sure it was not going to let the rain in, What am i like??? don't answer that... lol
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if you made the house yourself its a well done job we always make our homes and its far cheaper and more satisfying, I can never find what I want ready made anyway
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just to add we insulated ours with carpet on the walls and cork floor tiles on the roof and floor it holds the heat in most of the day.
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Caroline, My husband made it for me on Sunday. Or should i say made it for them, lol....

I left the house out the first night with NO tortoises, in the rain , just to make sure it was not going to let the rain in, What am i like??? don't answer that... lol

I'd say that sounds very sensible, it's a lovely wee house, do you take orders?...
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pussygalore, Thanks for that . A good idea the cork tiles and carpet
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cheap, cheerful and it works,
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Old 10-07-2007, 04:32 PM   #10
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Fab little house glad you 'survived' the ordeal, they will love you for it and it will get easier
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