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Develop playing skills in the domesticated cat

The game is the most important part of the social life of cats. Playing, the animal develops your mental abilities, strengthens the bond of the “brain/muscle”, develops the necessary skills, learns to cope with hypothetical problems adjusting to life in his new human family and reveals hidden traits of his character. It is only at first sight it seems that the game cat — a carefree pastime. Actually, the playing, the cat learns many important “subjects” that you should know and its owners.

In the life of wild animals, and cats are no exception, games are there so that a young individual can master the first hunting skills. Domestication allowed the cat to get food, not going out on a hunt. The game in the serious subject of survival has turned into a ritual. In the wild only play kittens. Pets continue to “baby” all my life, even in old age.

Games have their roots in the hunting ritual. So enough of all the toys and games will prefer those who will remind him that he is a hunter, and, therefore, should be the victim. No wonder the cat attacks the first thing moving within his field of vision objects. And in any case not delinikaitis your feet, hands or garments. If you will encourage this kind of game, they can result in serious injury to the skin or torn sharp claws clothing. The best solution in this situation will hang around the room hanging toys that imitate those of animals and birds, hunted cats in the wild. Mechanical mouse, and if you tight with toys, a laser pointer can serve the role of a fun game for the cat.

Happy cat playing, provided with toys, and large cash costs should not be linked. The style of play and what games you play often is much more important than a fancy toy, standing half the pay. A straw for drinking, climbing on the bed or a piece of paper on a string bring to life such Continue reading

Rodents home

Allow to chew or anything you wanted to know about small rodents, which it is good to keep at home.

The most common animals from rodents, which you can keep at home, is the hamster. To observe the life of a hamster is a real pleasure for children and adults. This ball of fur deftly climbs the bars of the cage, spinning the wheel, stuffing a Turkey full of food, washes.

However, keep in mind that an active lifestyle leads hamster mainly evening and night. And the smell of the animal that with regular cleaning the cell will be almost imperceptible. Unfortunately, the lifespan of a hamster — not more than three years, and it will be difficult to survive the loss. Another problem will affect those who started a heterosexual couple. These exemplary family men well breed in captivity, bringing to eight calves a few times a year.

Another animal, which is not difficult to contain in the Guinea pig.

It is a peaceful creature with expressive eyes lives longer than a hamster, and is more sociable and docile nature. The owners of the pigs claim that intelligent Pets set them apart from the rest of the family, respond to his name and even welcome vzveshivat after separation.

Among other rodents it is worth mentioning the rabbit. Touching the muzzle, podrachivaya, fluffy skin will not leave anyone indifferent. But the rabbit requires much more living space than his two furry “colleagues”. Continue reading

Rat. A wild rat.

Wild rat called the Norway rat. Beauty is representative of mammals. Rat length of 20 cm, and weighs up to 500 g. The specimen that exceeds these dimensions is already a giant rat. Norway rat with age becomes red, while the fur is initially more grey-brown than grey. The rat is an amazing animal, it can adapt to any conditions, eat, chew, lives almost across the globe, although the birthplace of the rat, Southeast Asia. The tail of the rat, just a symbol of abomination and aversion, though I don’t think so.

Active mainly from dusk, the rat is unique, it changes your circadian rhythm, adjusting to the lifestyle of its major neighbours – people. A rat in the house – a common sight any time. In the wild the rat leads the group way of life, although there are exceptions. The biggest rat (male) is the “king” of the family. The group formed a strict hierarchy dominated by males. The group maintains its colonial lifestyle and owns a certain territory, which fiercely protect. City rats don’t need large area, so not removed from the nest too far, under conditions of abundance of food. For example, in rats in Moscow, only move around a single home, not trying to capture more territory. Rats are very smart and have a good memory. They simply orentiruyutsya of complex sewer systems, remember your way and always know where they can hide. Rats run fast and constantly in motion. The rat swims well, according to some, this animal can be in water up to 70 hours, in addition, the rodent is able to dive and stay under water some time, and even hunt in the water column. Although the weak point of the rat – vision. Rats the eye effectively is not needed, the main thing is the nose. A wild rat will never be the home rat. Brand manual can only be a decorative rat. To buy a rat at any pet store. These days, all the white rats and blue rats are very popular as Pets. Large rats are not popular, now everybody is looking to have a baby. Continue reading

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