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
From screens of TVs, from the huge number of repetitive articles on the Internet, in the walls of some institutions, we are inundated daily with these or other claims about the proper feeding of Pets in the form of truths. Although many of them can, at least, debatable. Try to understand impartially.
Axiom 1. “If you want to feed your pet correctly – feed industrial feed, because it all balanced”.
It is well known that cats and dogs are predators, and to sustain and perfect condition, they need the consumption of proteins, fats and carbohydrates in certain proportions with the mandatory addition of vitamins and minerals. On food packaging to find information on the ratio of these nutrients in the product. What is it? Biochemical analysis of the feed, a certain amount of some protein, some fats, some carbs. That is, the ratio of a) 20% of carbs from broccoli, 30% protein beef, 10% fat olive oil is cold pressed and b) 20% of wheat grinding, 30% of bones and hoofs, 10% of engine oil will be displayed on the label with the same inscription: carbohydrates – 20%. protein – 30% fat – 10%. What and how much is learned. the body of the animal in the first and second cases? The answer is obvious. Thus, Continue reading
Africa is a continent that occupies a fifth of the Earth’s land. There are about 100 kinds of animals and 1,500 species of birds, the flora of the continent are also quite varied.
In different climatic zones can be found original and different from each other the plants of Africa. In more arid regions inhabited by the “stone” green people who look like freakish boulder. Also here grow amazing plants, their leaves reach a height of over three meters. The tropics are populated by bamboo, lianas, ferns, and other trees.
In order to preserve the unique plants of Africa, the state directs a lot of funds to create reserves and parks.
Certainly, the original green inhabitant of this continent can be considered as breadfruit . Many people think that the name of the plant derives from the fact that it grows on bread. But this is not so. The fact that the fruit of the tree according to your taste is very reminiscent of this sweet product.
Another plant that grows on the continent – mango tree . Its sweet, juicy fruit has become a favorite dish of many people. And the most popular dish of the indigenous inhabitants – fried mango with potatoes.
Bamboo also grows in Africa. It is found on the mainland quite often, and often the trees can reach a height of nine homes.
Baobab . Not all rastenijami are long term residents that cannot be said about the baobab. On the continent there is a plant, which is about 5000 years. It is 22 meters height, circumference of the trunk is 47 meters, the circumference of the crown is 145 meters. Continue reading