The greatest difficulty is typically the last item. Few cats like when they open their mouth and brush their teeth. However, this is a necessary procedure that prevents the development of Tartar. To teach a pet from a young age accustom him to the procedure. For this it is best to buy a special brush for animals or nursery, silicone. Take the kitten under the front legs to the rear standing on a hard surface. Open his mouth and lightly swipe the brush on the teeth. The first few times, better to do it without the pasta, and later, when the animal will get used to it, you can slightly powder brush tooth powder.
Cleaning the ears and eyes should take place every 2 weeks. If there is severe tearing, this is the first sign of eye disease. But there is another side – due to the shortened nasal septum, lacrimation may be permanent. In this case, wipe the cat face with a wet napkin several times a day.
Bathing a cat is necessary. And urgently need to be bathed only when it molts and when it gets really dirty. In other cases, you can perform this procedure as needed – usually every couple of months.
Comb the wool rather than the procedure. Almost all of the exotics really like their card, and not resist it. Standard set for the care of hair – slicker brush, messagename, brush for untangling the tangles comb. Continue reading
The first Maine Coon appeared in the U.S. in Maine. Hence arose the name of the breed “Maine Coon”. The first representatives of the breed were color – “tabby” or the nickname “raccoon”.
Of all domestic cats, this breed is the largest. The male can weigh up to 17 pounds and females up to 7 pounds. Perhaps among them there are Pets and larger sizes, but in most cases it is the excess weight.
Wool Maine Coon medium, unlike other felids (e.g. Siberian) they should not often be brushed. But forget about combing is not necessary. If we talk about
the breed standards, we can emphasize the following points:
weight (varies from 6 kg to 12 kg on average);
the body is large, sprawling and well-muscled;
semi-long hair, paws with tufts of hair between the pads of the fingers;
large ears with brushes (often compared to the ears of a lynx);
large eyes different shades: Golden, yellow, or green;
recognized colors are red marble tabby, black and other. Not accepted are: chocolate, brown, lilac, fawn or any other color visually. Continue reading
The major representatives of the rats among many ornamental species. They quickly become Pets and you get attached to the host. And here’s a giant wild rats to humans should be wary.
Large domestic rats
Rats can be some of the most popular Pets. Decorative rat different from its wild tribesmen, they quickly become attached to owner, very understanding and accurate. To contain the rat is much easier than, for example, a dog. However, many feel a distaste and even disgust towards them.
Among domesticated rats, the most common is the appearance of brown rats. The weight of one such specimen varies from four hundred to six hundred grams. There are instances, weighing nine hundred grams. Usually the males exceed the females in size. Length brown rats from sixteen to twenty-seven centimeters. Unfortunately, the life expectancy of rats is about two years. In rare cases, a rat may live three years. Each owner of decorative rats quickly attached to her, so the loss of a “friend” after just two or three years is highly frustrating all the lovers of these Pets. Continue reading