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
Yekaterinburg, July 29 (New Region, Olga Tarasova. Anton Guskov) – With the onset of summer, when activated sale puppies raccoons and foxes of all kinds, and frequent cases of refusal of owners from newly acquired “toys”. Many are willing to sell the animal for less than the market value or give them away for free just to get rid of troublesome animals that spread flat in the chips. To find a new home to raccoons and foxes help experienced breeders on the forums.
In the last couple of weeks on the site free of advertisements and on specialized forums of communication pet owners began to receive messages about the resale of exotic animals with hands – raccoons, black-brown foxes and foxes of genecov, which has become fashionable to keep in apartments for two or three years ago. The fact that in the spring – early summer breeders are selling the last litter of raccoons and foxes. And now the newly minted owners, you appreciate its capabilities before purchasing the puppies, trying to sell them at least at a reduced price, and sometimes give them away for free. Someone honestly admits he does not cope with keeping the animals at home, someone calls the most popular causes of failure – Allergy or birth of a child .
Mainly to find new owners for raccoons and Fox cubs help themselves breeders or experienced owners, moreover – they often take themselves to sereivathana, while raising more than one pet. Therefore, Anoto and lisovody advise everyone to think a hundred Continue reading
The puppy needs to eat properly. This is due to its active growth and development and with the capabilities of his digestive system. After weaning from the mother, when you see teeth, the puppy will move on to more solid foods. After 1.5-2 months the puppy should eat the food fairly thick consistency.
In order to grow a healthy dog, no need to overfeed a puppy or sharply limit it in your food. Regularly nedokromila puppy, you deprive the body of essential nutrients, and its development can go wrong.
Wrong is the use of infant formula and baby food, because their composition is not suitable to the dog.
How many times a day to feed the puppy? It depends on the age. Puppy should be fed frequently but in small portions so that his belly was not bloated from eating, and the baby kept mobility and penchant for games. Since weaning up to 3 months quite 6 meals a day feeding. From 3 to 5 months – 5 times a day feeding. From 5 to 9 months puppy needs to eat 4 times a day, from 9 to 11 months — 3 times a day. 11 months and older – 2 times.
If you decide to cook for your pet yourself, then you should know which foods needed in the ration. Sources of protein is dairy products, meat, fish and eggs. From kislomolochnuyu dog can be given low-fat cottage cheese (up to 5 — 7%), kefir, yogurt or fermented baked milk (without added sugar and fruits). Meat and fish are better to be heat treated to avoid Continue reading