Cats are natural beauty and grace, they are independent and have their own character. These animals will live in the house from 8 to 17 years. Before you get a cat . ask yourself:
How much time can I devote to the cat?
Although the cat is self-sufficient and able to enjoy society, she feels like an equal member of Your family. It will need Your attention and companionship, and hygiene care.
The conditions in which the cat will live?
For cats no matter where she lived – the room, apartment or a big house, but she needs her own corner where she could hide and rest. – How much money can I spend on a cat? First, you need to consider:
The cost of a kitten
The cost of daily feeding
The cost of veterinary services Continue reading
Many pet owners mistakenly believe that if their pet never goes outside, fleas are not afraid of him. Unfortunately, it is not so. Let’s first examine what are fleas and what are the ways of infection.
Fleas are of two types – “continuous”, that is, those that remain on the animal and those who attack, bite, drink blood and after go back to his habitat. The latter is known as “grass fleas”, thus they can live not only in grass but also in the animal litter, and even in a secluded corner under the baseboard. Their main feature is a temporary stay on the animal.
Grass fleas are attacking all indiscriminately – and to dogs and cats, and rabbits, and on human beings, while permanent fleas often (but not always!) are selective, being largely species-specific (cat fleas, dog fleas, fleas rabbits, etc.)
Persistent fleas, as a rule, greatly inferior in jumping ability as its “herbal” relatives, and their infection occurs mainly through contact with sick animals. At the same time, to herbal pick up fleas almost anywhere, and even if the animal is not facing the street, it is still at risk, as fleas can be brought into the home on shoes and clothing.
What are the dangers of fleas and what are the symptoms?
Fleas can become infected animal of any age and breed. While infecting the animal concerned, itches,bites. When combing hair, you can see the fleas and their excrement, as well as the so-called “flea house”. Continue reading
With the help of animals people were treated for many millennia. Soon we should be grateful that they are able to heal by his presence.
Remember how many positive emotions and enthusiasm among the representatives of any generation is a visit to the zoo, circus, pet shop and other establishments that have animals?
Treatment with horses, dogs and dolphins practiced for the rehabilitation of people with cerebral palsy, cerebral disorders, developmental delays. And the cat its purr can also help in the treatment of many diseases and help people recover.
And even in those cases, if the therapeutic effect will be not such and big, to go horseback riding, swim with dolphins, play with the dog, Pat the cat is a great mood, which is also one of the components of recovery.
Single seniors Pets support in all senses: feel the need for someone forced to move (because the dog needs a walk and the cat to play), treat its warmth and purr, leaning against his beloved master.
That is why in many developed countries, nahodyatsya who care for the elderly and homeless animals that organize trips with Pets living in nursing homes. And some old people even demonstrate the rare and unusual animals. Continue reading