Tortoises and rabbit cannot live safely together. While rabbits are social creatures that love to have others around, tortoises are fine by themselves. Tortoises can get sick from eating rabbit food, and rabbits can get sick from the bacteria carried by tortoises. Rabbits will gnaw on just about anything, possibly even tortoises.
Tortoises can die of stress, though it is a fairly rare occurrence. All animals, including tortoises, can become stressed and the symptoms of stress can cause issues with both motivation and the immune system. If a pet tortoise is stressed for long enough it may become sick which can lead to its death.
What to do if your tortoise if foaming at the mouth: Immediately check the temperature in their enclosure and basking area and correct as needed, Separate out the sick tortoise if there are others, Keep her and her home clean, Check if she’s eating (a healthy appetite is a great sign), Talk to a vet as soon as possible.
Tortoises and hedgehogs are unlikely to live together comfortably. Tortoises are generally solitary creatures. Hedgehogs are more social, but they could be at risk from the salmonella that many tortoises carry. Overall, the environments that these two animals require are quite different so it’s a real challenge for a tortoise and a hedgehog to live together.
If like us, you have a love for reptiles, you might be wondering if you can leave a tortoise and a chameleon in the same habitat and keep your costs down while you increase the variety of your pets. But, is it actually good idea? Can a tortoise and a chameleon live together? No. Tortoises …
Tortoises shouldn’t roam around the house. They could get injured, lost, too cold or too hot, fall or get stuck and be attacked. A tortoise roaming around the house might also spread disease. Even when supervised around your home, you will often have to handle the tortoise (pick her up) to put her back safely within a supervised area. This can be stressful to your tort.