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Ringworm in cats

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

How to feed a puppy without a mother

Article about how to feed the puppy in the first month of life, if he was left without a mother.

The appearance in the home a puppy is always a great joy for all. But how and what to feed this kid, if not his own mother? First, we need to strictly understand that although the dog is considered a friend of man, but man still is not, therefore, feed him delicacies from his table it is impossible.

Newborn puppy and a newborn baby in the first two months of life should eat only milk. Secondly, feed the puppy needs every 3.5 hours starting at 6.30 and finishing at 12 midnight.

Today in pet stores served a number of bitch milk substitutes to fill all the nutritional elements needed the little puppy (Lactazor, Royal Canin Mini, Welpenmilch). To prepare the mixture you need to follow the instructions on the package.

But if it is not possible to purchase this product, you can prepare the following mixture: 250 gr. boiled cow’s milk, add one raw egg yolk and a drop of lemon juice or you can add dry milk powder. All mixes must give the baby then cooled to a temperature of 38 degrees.

There are neskolkovariantov feeding the puppy . using a syringe on the end instead of a needle wear rubber tube, or a bottle with a nipple, in which you need to do a few holes so that the puppy was comfortable to nurse. If the puppy refuses the proposed mixture, it should drop him a couple drops on the tongue, after that it is easy to take the bottle. The most convenient posture for the puppy during feeding will be, if you put it on the tummy, head a little lift. Continue reading

Top 10 most unusual Pets

The domestication of wild animals and making them his companions began millions of years ago. Excavations of primitive man, has proven that even in the Mesolithic were domesticated many species, most of which now it is impossible to present in a wild habitat. Nowadays, however, people continue the work of our ancestors, domashneva increasingly wild and incompatible with the human species. This article presents ten of the most unusual Pets that were tamed by man.

1. And the first our list of open wolves. Due to the fact that the wolf is a direct descendant of domestic dogs, many people believe that it would be a great companion. But we should not forget that this is still a wild and unpredictable animal. So 50-year-old Sandra Piovesan was torn apart by a pack of wolves that lived in her house since birth. Despite numerous warnings of relatives to beware of dangerous predators, she still claimed that they are better dogs give love and loyalty. However, after some time her body was discovered in a cage with wolves with numerous soft-tissue injuries.

2. Fox. In nature foxes are very cautious, timid and try to avoid humans, but if they grow up from birth, they can become wonderful Pets. So about 6 years ago in one of the pet stores in England has had 10-day the Fox, who immediately liked him (pet store) owner Stephen Edington. The man decided to raise a Fox and then release it into the wild. So this wild animal, which was given the name Miss Snooks became part of a small family of Steven. When the time came, they let my favorite car in the woods, but in less than a couple of hours, as the Fox came home. The couple took several attempts to get the animal in its natural habitat, but the result was the same – dedicated Miss Snooks returned home.

3. Crocodiles. Whatever they are bloodthirsty killing machines, they still keep as Pets. That is, for example, African uskorenii crocodile named johnny, who doted in his mistress Vicki Loving. According to Wiki, the crocodile crawled to the doorstep of her home in 1996 and greatly frightened her. Then Loving tried to run him off, but he never wanted to part with. Now 15 years as johnny lives in her home and the missus says that she loves this gentle crocodile, despite the fact that in the heat of the game, he several times broke Vicky’s hand. Continue reading

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