Fluffy the Argus Monitor has turned down food the last few times that we have fed her. This can be due to the colder weather temps or the fact she has to be moved in and out each night.

We are going in this afternoon with some chicken pieces. Stay tunes to see if she eats.]

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We are only one like from 2300 on Facebook! I think we can get it today with your help!

Coincidently, we hit 800 on the Crazy Plants Nursery!

Together, we are providing the best lives for these wayward animals.

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Here is one of seven ponds we have finished inside the greenhouse. Now connected to the bog system, an overflow carries dirty water outside of the greenhouse where it can be filtered. The bog system works but is not finished until we add lots of filtration plants much as you would see in a natura...

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Civilizations around the world have been celebrating the start of each new year for at least four millennia. Now, most New Year’s festivities begin on December 31 (New Year’s Eve), the last day of the Gregorian calendar, and continue into the early hours of January 1 (New Year’s Day).

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Hay is an ideal component of grassland tortoise nutrition due to its similarity to commonly found forage material in the tortoises' natural habitat. It is recommended to feed most grassland tortoises a diet high in fiber and full of nutrient-rich grasses and hays with a smaller portion of dark, l...

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While turtles and tortoises do not need to breathe very often, they do still require oxygen. We had found Popeye unresponsive last month after an apparent tortoise brawl. After doing CPR for 20 minutes, he came back to life. However, he is still fighting to regain strength. What to do IF and how ...

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You are invited to the 2nd Annual Crazy Plants For Crazy Critters plant fundraiser. The link to the event is located in the comments below these photos.

Open to the public. The Crazy Plants Nursery is located at 22919 County Road 44a in Eustis, Florida. Available Tuesday through Saturday from 10...

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7 months ago
I have purchased plants from this place, nice and healthy, fairly priced. You might need to call and make sure that they are opened on the day you are planning to visit before you head that way. They are also a reptile rescue so I imagine they get pretty busy. Lovely people with big hearts.
- Svetlana R
7 months ago
I love everything they do at Crazy Critters! The animals they rescue truly come above everything! My kids and I have been there a few times and we are always pleased with what we see!!! Great habitats for the critters, an amazing variety of food for them, and above all, safety of every critter they have!
- Tanya H
a year ago
Loved visiting this fledgling non-profit exotic animal rescue... They are dedicated to making the world a better place by protecting animals in the present and preserving the future, by teaching kids about the incredible miracles of nature. ♥️🐢🦎🌵
- Lea A

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Crazy Critters Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)3, Exotic Animal Rescue and Wildlife Facility located in Eustis, Florida. The facility provides permanent homes to nearly 200 animals including lizards, turtles, skinks, geckos, birds, and assorted wildlife. Crazy Critters Inc. was established to provide non-domestic, non-releasable animals with a safe and permanent home.

Ken and Cherrice Purvee have been working together since 2001 raising plants and animals as natural as possible. For the past few years, always open to adopting exotic animals. Making people feel secure knowing their loved pet has a happy forever home.

Mostly Tortoises and Turtles call Crazy Critters home. What makes this unique is that after adoption, Crazy Critters continues to share the lives of the pets on social media. Providing an additional continued connection.

The facility is currently building a natural bog system that will filter and reuse water, it will also grow various leafy vegetables that will help Crazy Critters be self-sustainable. If your company would like to help with this cause, please contact Ken and Cherrice Purvee 22921 County Road 44a Eustis, Fl 32736 352-589-5999.

Crazy Critters is having a plant fundraiser every weekend in August to help raise money to pay for the bog system. The fundraiser event is being held in the Crazy Critters greenhouse located at the facility/ Crazy Critters Inc. 22921 County Road 44a Eustis, Florida 32736, Crazy Critters Inc grows Succulents, Cactus, Orchids, Hibiscus, and other hard to find species of plants. Every single dollar goes directly to the growth of the organization. The programs educate the public on long-term conservation as well as current environmental issues concerning endangered and threatened species of wildlife and their habitat. The facility is currently under construction and being rezoned by the county. Private educational tours will be available starting in 2018.

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22921 County Road 44a
Eustis, FL 32736
United States

Business Hours

Tue:10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wed:10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thu:10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Fri:10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sat:9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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