Animal welfare charity the RSPCA is appealing for information so they can find the person responsible.
Two-year-old Hector recently spent his second Christmas in the Devon shelter.
The animal welfare charity took nearly 4000 calls from the South West to its animal cruelty hotline last December.
The woman admitted leaving the birds alone in a property in Liskeard for six days.
The gecko travelled nearly 3,000 miles from Cape Verde.
Rescue services say they received a call from a farmer saying one of his cattle was on the end of a cliff.
This is not the first time that this has been reported in the area.
The RSPCA is wants to know who's behind the animal cruelty in the Fraddon area of Cornwall.
Pet owners are being warned of the dangers of leaving their animals in cars during the hot weather.
There has been a massive rise in the number of dogs bought online and the RSPCA says they can come with a range of problems