He was so hot he 'phfizzed' when firefighters put him in water – and then poked his head out.
'The firemen said he was steaming when they put him in the bucket of water and he was so hot they couldn't pick him up,' said Ms Smith, 27.
'It's a miracle he is OK – especially when you see the state of the cage.'
Vets kept him in overnight and Shelli is now nibbling cucumber again.
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wood chips, shavings and that sort of thing are typically a bad substrate for any cage animal.
sand or even newspaper are worlds better for the animal and for general clean up.