domesticated

Why do people have Pets?

The most important advantage over conventional animal toy – it’s alive. Goes, plays, does all kinds of unpredictable actions. For the baby pet becomes companion and friend. You can play with him, to talk, to share their joys and sorrows, who do not see or understand the adults busy with their “boring” things. This is especially noticeable friendship at the closed and unsociable children, deprived of the attention of peers and parents. Animals brighten their loneliness, be the an outlet that relieves stress and negativity, the diversity of life.

Medical studies have shown that the presence of Pets increases the stress, normalizes blood pressure, reduces the postoperative recovery period. Many people have Pets, going on about fashion trends or trying to stand out by the presence of the representative of the exotic “foreign” fauna. Typically this leads to negative result in mind, a wrong choice of animal and the errors in its content. In addition, the majority of sellers are not able to give the right advice when selling. Deciding to have a pet, you need to clearly decide for yourself what You expect from it. Of course, to have a home to live corner of nature is good. But it is necessary to correlate desires and possibilities. Not every animal can normally exist in the proposed conditions. Continue reading

Fancy rats

Fancy rats have been bred only recently. At the moment there is great species diversity of domesticated rats.

Appearance description

Because species of domestic rats very much, specific descriptions of appearance no. The ears may be as hairless and covered with sparse fine hair. The tail is either naked, or covered with too short hair. Length wool, its appearance depends on the breed: soft, silky or curly. Permanent color no.

If you decide to purchase a home rat, you should know that it differs from other rodents by cunning, she’s smart enough, curious. That is why it is so much to teach, to train, to tame. According to experts, the male pet rats are more calm and affectionate than females. Feature of decorative rats is that when they’re happy, they creak teeth (purr). You can the first time and will not hear, but if you put a rat closer to your ear, you will feel a slight vibration.

The pros and cons of types

Rat unpretentious in the content. This pet is suitable for those who rarely get a home. But with animals you have to be careful. Releasing her to walk around the house, you can accidentally not to notice it and pinch the door, or pin, if the rat will fall asleep in his chair. Continue reading

Wild and domestic ferrets

Ferrets, along with Minks, weasels and weasels belong to the genus Mustela of the weasel family. There are three types of ferrets: Prairie, Blackfeet, forest.

Or light steppe ferret (Mustela eversmanni) is the largest of ferrets. Body length: 56 cm tail is 18 cm. weight 2 kg. of Steppe ferrets are high, but rare hair, making hair through the clearly visible dense light wool. Characteristic also darker paws, tail (or end), a kind of coloring of the muzzle, resembling a mask. Moves jumping, know how to swim. It is widespread in Central and Middle Asia, Kazakhstan, southern Siberia, and places in Eastern Europe, in Central Europe. In the past century, the habitat of the steppe ferret is expanding to the West and partly North. Inhabits open habitats – lowland and upland steppes, fallows, pastures, slopes, logs and beams, semi-deserts. Forests and avoids human settlements. Steppe polecat rests mainly single. Can form large clusters. In groups the possible existence of relations of domination – subordination. Steppe polecat hunts for ground squirrels, hamsters, pikas, rodents, and more rarely for birds, snakes and frogs, in the summer and invertebrates. Ferrets living near rivers and lakes, and also hunt water voles. Stepnogorsk makes the food supply, which not always use. Continue reading

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