Usually, thinking about a pet, pop up images of cats, dogs, parrots and less fish. But there are people who prefer exotic animals. Will try to tell about the main representatives of the exotic in our apartments. Snail is the most harmless, undemanding and does not require a lot of effort and time in care. These animals live well in our homes and can become the first pet our kids. To maintain the natural living conditions of the cochlea need a terrarium with a small pond. For a comfortable life, she does not need additional sources of light and sleep, she feels fine at room temperature and sunlight. As a popular exotic pet is the Madagascar cockroach. He also unpretentious and safe. In addition to interest, this inhabitant can bring a very significant advantage – saves you from the cockroaches home. Funny, the hiss produced by the cockroach doesn’t leave indifferent people.
Survives well in apartment conditions chinchilla. These little creatures love to make surprises to its hosts. They are obedient and more prone to training. Their content is straightforward. These little rodents with big eyes become the favorites of many. Also popular other rodents: rabbits, rats, mice and ferrets. The next group of animals, which some people refer to domestic species, reptiles. Razlichnyie snakes, lizards, turtles and even crocodiles appeared in the apartments of our fellow citizens. Continue reading
To the group of small mammals include hamsters . gerbils . Guinea pigs . mice and rats . they can often be found in pet stores, and they are common Pets. Although they are all rodents (except, perhaps, Guinea pigs, whose attitude to the class of rodents is disputed in the scientific community), they have different needs for space and social interaction, and they have different qualities when the content in the house. The following comparison will help You decide which animal is suitable for You.
Syrian or Golden hamsters live on average 2-3 years. The body length of adult individuals of about 6 inches. They are solitary animals that should be kept in a cage one by one. The minimum cage size is – 12×18 inch (height 12 inches), but since hamsters are quite active, the bigger the cage the better (modular plastic cages for hamsters are often too small for them). The Syrian hamsters . which tame from an early age, usually cute animals, but if they rarely borrow, they can be aggressive and can bite (they are also nocturnal animals, it is difficult for them to Wake up and they can be irritable if they Wake in the daytime). In General, the hamsters are widely available on sale, they make hoosiermama animals, and their advantage is that they can keep one. Also becoming more available in the sale of some types of dwarf hamsters . They are smaller than Syrian hamsters are often more social, at least in comparison with other types of hamsters. Some have earned a reputation as biters, although this to some extent depends on their type and on how they are treated. Continue reading
Ringworm in cats is a skin disease that is caused by parasites of the fungal family. Stuff is nasty, contagious, although the treatment at home can successfully compete with professional care. It is important to know what specific measures can be taken. Ringworm is a parasite on the entire surface of the skin, feeds on the outer layer of the epidermis, hair follicles, inner part of the hair.
Contributing moments for the development of lichen are any infectious, allergic skin lesions. Cats that have sensitive skin often react negatively to any external factors, changes in the diet have higher rates of shingles. At risk are animals suffering from any abnormalities of immune nature, recently underwent a large-scale infectious lesions. Antibiotics always greatly weaken the protective properties of the immune system. Months of therapy adversely affects, the immune system falls, the meeting with the patient deprive animals instantly provokes a fungal outbreak.
Poor nutrition, low content of vitamins, minerals is also a factor that reduce the natural resistance of the body of the pet. Balanced feeding, on the contrary, supports the strength of the animal at the proper level. The immune system manages to reflect the first chuzherodnym. Some breeds of cats exhibit a stronger dependence on the ringworm infection. Continue reading