Return to Rescue Animals
Sumi is a new intake, so is currently in quarantine for health and behavioural assessment.
Sumi is a beautiful, older corn snake believed to be male and around 15 years old. He was surrendered alongside Hope, after their previous keeper got them from someone who was not properly caring for them. They could not get them to eat so have surrendered them.
They were previously kept in a vivarium (of unknown size) together with another snake, no heat and were not fed for the month they were there. They were then separated by the previous keeper. Sumi was moved to a 3ft on his own with overhead heat and has refused food for the last month as well.
Sumi has not eaten or pooped for at least 2 months. However, his body condition isn’t too concerning and he is very friendly to handle. He has also been treated for mites after signs of an infestation were seen on Hope. We are hoping to get him eating and on the road to rehabilitation.
A sweet gentleman in need of some love.
Sumi will need a 4ft vivarium as a minimum, to allow space to exercise and move around. A caged, overhead heat source should be fitted with a suitable thermostat to maintain a warm-side temperature of 32C. The cool side should sit below 23C. A low-level UV bulb should be provided – 5-7% ideally. Sumi should be fed a medium/large mouse every 2 weeks.
Our care guide for corn snakes can be found HERE.
Interested in Adoption?
Sorry, Sumi is currently UNAVAILABLE for adoption.
If you think Sumi might be the snake for you, please complete the Adoption Application linked below and we’ll be in touch…