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 first thing that is bound to make the pet owner to register it in the unified public register of animals and annually re-register it. The service itself is free, but you will have to pay the cost of the certificate and a special badge, which will bear the identification number of the pet. To make animal is not incapacitated people and minors without parental consent.
But to get a pet in a communal apartment it is possible only with the written consent of neighbors. To contain the pet in a common area cannot. But this rule does not apply ferrets, small rodents (squirrels, fancy rats, Guinea pigs, decorative mice, hamsters, gerbils, chinchillas, chipmunks, decorative rabbits), hedgehogs, birds, small non-poisonous amphibians (frogs, newts, frog), aquarium fish and mollusks.
The owner is obliged not only to register the animal, but obespecheniia necessary care, including medical. And thus take into account the interests of other people living in the apartment, and neighbors (we are talking about keeping the noise levels, security, cleaning of communal areas for a pet). It is prohibited to contain more than two adults in the apartments of high-rise buildings. The exception again are small rodents, hedgehogs, birds, amphibians and fish. Them, unlike the larger friends of the person can not register in a special registry. Continue reading
Which pet will be a real helper in the upbringing and development of the baby?
Pets have a remarkably beneficial effect on the development of the child. Teachers and doctors claim that constant communication with animals help children grow up disciplined, responsible, sociable, inquisitive, responsive, caring and healthy. Four-legged friends not only teach kids to be responsible for their actions, to adapt to society, but as a rule, stimulate physical activity and even removed the accumulated stress in the crumbs. In addition, the pet trains logical thinking, observation, imagination.
Today the pet shops offer parents a huge selection of animals. The editors Om1 understand who may become a good companion for the baby?
Another number one for human remains dogs . Dog experts recommend to pick up children are tolerant, friendly, forgiving breed of dog of large size. Small dogs, mainly, too capricious and unpredictable. Great for child’s Newfoundland, collie, German shepherd, Spaniel, Airedale Terrier, Labrador, poodle and pooch. Continue reading