You may have already seen these beautiful, large, fluffy pet cats, which breed called “Maine Coon”. This native breed of cat, which originates in North America. Initially, these cats were used on farms, which were located in the area, exclusively for catching mice. Actually, it is quite hardy, agile, fast, and most importantly good-natured cats. They were excellent hunters and Pets. This breed got its name in the nineteenth century. Maine coons even got a nickname (“Maine raccoons”), for his long and fluffy tail.
So today the Maine Coon is one of the largest breeds of domestic cats. It really is quite a big cat, weight which can be more than ten pounds. Maine coons are very similar to the external data lynx. Indeed, they also have the characteristic ears of the brush, and the movements and some habits, the Maine Coon is more like it is the wild cat of the week home. Very often the Maine Coon cats confused with a reed and called them Coon cats.
If we talk about the history of the emergence of this breed, it is rather vague. There are many theories and assumptions about this breed. However, the most likely and plausible yet is the assumption that Maine coons were savaseniorcare very long time on the territory of America from Asia (it was really long time ago, long before humans invented the registration of animals, by the way, therefore, to trace the history of the breed and is so difficult). Continue reading
In the house of every man there is a place for animals. And even people with allergies do not need to deny yourself the pleasure of having four-legged friend, the main thing is to make the right choice. It turns out that there are many hypoallergenic animals, problems which do not arise even in the most “sensitive” owners.
For those who love our smaller brothers are allergic to them can be a real tragedy. In fact, besides sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes and itching in the worst cases, an Allergy to Pets can result in asthma, shortness of breath and difficulty breathing. And if to beat allergies is not possible, there is only one way — to part with a family pet, resting in his good hands. But all is not lost: there are animals that do not cause allergies. As a rule, no trouble occurs even in the most “sensitive” owners.
Dogs and cats for Allergy sufferers
The main symptom of Hypo-allergenic animals — absence of the coat. Among the most famous hairless dog — Mexican hairless and Chinese crested. Plus, a lot of bald animals. First, because of the lack of wool (and therefore shedding) pet less carries the “contagion” in the apartment, secondly, on the animal accumulates significantly less dust. However, there is one “but”: hairless animals bellipotent and unlike shaggy fellow faster “zaselyalsya”, but because they need to bathe more often. Continue reading
Thinking about how to get a cat? And can be in your house already settled this fluffy creation and are willing to learn about it something new? In this case our useful tips you will find very relevant, because they will allow you to learn what you may have not heard.
How to properly care for kittens
Most often people take the kittens 2-3 months old, but if you happen to be the owner of a small kitten, be ready to give it their full attention. Newborn kittens need to feed every couple of hours during the day and the first two weeks have to get up at night.
Give him fresh milk low fat in a sterile bottle with a nipple. Please note that kittens should not be fed forcibly, and with a pipette, as it can choke on the milk that will later lead to pneumonia.
After your pet it will be a month gradually add in its menu unsalted meat, but only very gradually, otherwise the kitten may have problems with a chair. When the difficulties with feeding meat diet stops can be safely add to the diet other food in pureed chicken, cereals and low fat dairy products. Note that fatty foods, in principle, undesirable in the diet of cats, it can easily cause the obesity of internal organs. Continue reading