While certainly Animal Care And Control must appreciate this generous outpouring, hopefully all of those new turtle owners recognize that their new pet may outlive them, lasting as long as 50 years. And if they tire of providing the turtle wet and dry habitats and heat lamps and feeding them, the new owners also had to sign a paper that they would never release these turtles into the wild, as red eared slider turtles are an invasive species. And we all remember what happened went Bart went to Australia on The Simpsons: