Roadworks making snakes very nervous

Discussion in 'Herp Help' started by LilithLeChat, Jan 13, 2019.

  1. LilithLeChat

    LilithLeChat Active Member

    Jun 6, 2018
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    There are road resurfacing works happening right outside our house and it will go on from 8pm to 5am for a few days.
    One of my snakes is getting extremely agitated and snappy and I don’t blame her, I’m starting to feel the same. To make things more fun, she did a massive poop so I had to take her out and clean up. Normally she tolerates being hooked and moved into a puppy pen (she has even started going in of her own free will) but tonight she kept on trying to twist around and bite me.

    Is there anything I can do to help her? Would putting a fluffy blanket or towels inside her enclosure help, as they could absorb the vibrations somewhat?

    Edit: this seems to have calmed her down a bit although she’s probably still picking up the vibrations through her jaw bones.

    Last edited: Jan 13, 2019

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