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Can the bedbugs bite Pets (cats, dogs, chickens)?

Bed bugs in our homes parasitize on the person — their barb adapted only for piercing thin enough and soft human skin. Only the hardest bugs to the times when people are leaving the premises for a sufficiently long period of time — bed bugs can bite Pets.

However, in General it is unnatural for bed bug behavior — even adult parasites with their long proboscis barely pierce the skin of animals, and the tiny larvae in most cases and can not feed on cats and dogs.

However, certain trouble pet bugs to deliver fully capable.

“I could not understand why my rat appear on the body of the bleeding wound. Thought it was staph, but it usually just causes purulent abscesses. And then it bites that the animal itself and restorative. Only after a few weeks I found that me and someone started to bite. Was — a banal bed bugs. It was a surprise that they bite the rat, I thought they were only humans drink blood. Apparently, they are somewhere near the cage originally settled and it was closer than my bed”.

Probably the only Pets that suffer from bedbugs, no less than people, are birds (including chickens).

Their soft delicate skin available for piercing proboscis of the bedbug as a human, and the parasites that successfully used by. And the coops they can settle in as successfully as human housing.

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Popular types of pet turtles

Homemade turtles, which are very diverse, are very popular with fans of live parts. Although these reptiles are completely wild, in adulthood, almost unable to grasp the content in captivity, the demand for them is growing steadily. If you take a turtle a little, she gets used to you, will take food from hand, and it will delight you with their amusing games. To provide proper care to the pet, be sure to know how to keep a turtle at home.

All turtles are divided into two types: water and land. Kinds of water turtles are much more diverse than the species of tortoises. This article will answer the question what are the types of turtles adapted for home detention, and which reptile is the most popular.

Species diversity

There is no sense to enumerate all the species of water tortoises or their relatives. Species diversity of reptiles is just amazing. At the moment, scientists believe that there are more than 300 types of reptiles. Every view is definitely something different, whether it be the structure or shell of the animal, coloring, habitat. Animal lovers often choose to content types of aquatic turtles.

Slider turtle

Perhaps the slider turtle is the most popular representative of the reptile of choice for keeping in captivity. This bug has krasnovato, located near the ears – it deserved its name. Slider turtle –aquatic species of reptiles, so its content implies the presence of a large aquarium. But we should not forget about the arrangement of a small islet, on which the animal would periodically go out for a vacation. Continue reading

What are the dangers of Pets?

Everyone knows that contact with animals has a positive effect on the emotional state of a pregnant woman. The owner of the four-legged and feathered Pets are easier to tolerate stress, are less likely to suffer from insomnia and cardiovascular diseases. But recent research has shown that expectant moms who keep the house a dog or cat reduces the risk of developing such serious diseases as preeclampsia, which can cause irreparable harm not only to the woman, but also a tiny “petitely”. However, four-legged and feathered family members often get sick and can infect his mistress.

If for adults and children, many of these ailments are relatively harmless, whereas for women in an interesting position pose a serious threat.

Cats: toxoplasmosis

If you spoil your cat raw meat or from time to time let her outside, she has all chances to be infected by toxoplasmosis, then you reward them. This is one of those infectious diseases that affects only time in my life and sometimes so easy that you don’t see it. Fever, weakness, and enlarged lymph nodes appear not at all, but if these symptoms arise, they are often blamed on a cold. Meanwhile, in cells infiltrating the illness is caused by protozoan organisms Toxoplasma.To get rid of them only in the first few days after infection, but if you miss this point, the parasites will remain in the body. Actually they are not much trouble and can easily get along. Besides after the invasion “of podsolenny” one develops immunity against them and re-infection possible not to be afraid. But everything changes when the insidious single-celled enter the body of a pregnant woman. In this case, a dangerous infection can be transmitted from mother to fetus. Fortunately, the probability of such contamination is small. While waiting for the baby Toxoplasma infected only 1% of pregnant women and only every Continue reading

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