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Too nice to eat!

Recently it seems that Txomin and Arthur’s lunch looks more like it should be served in a restaurant (minus the Little Miss Sunshine plate) than to two tortoises out on the terrace! Trying to ensure they have variety and a healthy diet...
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Money plant a no go!

So, as mummy mentioned, she planned on adding some bits to Txomin and Arthur’s house to spruce it up a bit. She started by removing the sun shade, which seems to have spurred on the grass which has started sprouting up – hooray. She then added a couple...
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Manuelita

So, mummy met up with another shelled friend yesterday. In fact, this friend is actually one of the reasons that mummy decided she was going to have tortoises for pets (though she would claim they were for lovely daughter and not for her). 'Manuelita' - also a Russian Tortoises...
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Treats & being spoilt

Unfortunately, mummy has moved and will now need to plant her own roses, but her ex-neighbour had an abundance of roses and Txomin and Arthur absolutely love...
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Not on the menu

From the many things mummy has tried feeding them, mint is one thing that Txomin and Arthur avoid this like a bargepole, which is fine as this leaves more for mummy...
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Home grown

Inside the tortoise house, there is a bit sectioned-off, that mummy uses to grow bit and bobs for the tortoises. She did have to increase the height of the wooden divider though...
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Daily

It is very obvious, that these small reptiles have very large appetites and will happily eat as many times as they are offered food. They never appear to be “full” and as soon...