What to do with my snakes??

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What to do with my snakes??

Postby _THEO_ » Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:17 am

I have quite a big problem on my hands. I'm moving down to stellenbosch next week and so far I can't take my snakes with me so I took them to a friend who wanted to buy them but last night he let me know that I must take the snakes back because he can't have them for some reason. Now I'm stuck. The petshops in my area don't want venomous snakes or they are having a hard time selling snakes so they can't take mine in and there aren't too many people that I trust to keep them healthy till I can get buyers for them.

So can you guys please help me out here with a little advice.

I have:
2m male False water cobra and a yearling Gaboon female that I'm very reluctant to sell, I actually want to keep them.

2 WDB rattle snakes
1 white lipped tree viper
1 leucistic texas ratsnake (give away)
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Re: What to do with my snakes??

Postby Bushviper » Mon Jan 16, 2012 11:14 am

Those snakes will not be difficult to find again when you decide to keep reptiles in future. Rather than have bad blood over who must pay for which vet bills and feeding bills rather just sell them. I know its never nice but realistically that will be the best.
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Re: What to do with my snakes??

Postby _THEO_ » Mon Jan 16, 2012 12:08 pm

It's just hard to find a buyer for all the snakes in a weeks time. So for now I've managed te get the friend to look after them till I can find buyers or till he maid up his mind what he wants to do.
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Re: What to do with my snakes??

Postby Jacquesvw » Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:50 am

I'm interested in the Female gaboon, is it still for sale?
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Re: What to do with my snakes??

Postby rolandslf » Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:05 am

I am in a similar predicament because it looks as if I will have to move house in about 3 months time and would maybe also have to sell all my snakes.
I do however know that I have a few friends with space where I could house them. I will cross that bridge when I get there however.
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