Each of us wants to have a real friend. Such a small and defenceless, requiring warmth and care, but that he was looking smart eyes and understood everything. Of course, it comes to mind the dog. But, alas, not everyone has the opportunity to keep a dog in the apartment and to give it the right amount of time. Budgie or some other small bird is a simpler and cheaper option. But a bird is a bird: chirp, wings flapping ― it seems to be nice, but no recoil. Hamster ― small. The cat is too skittish. And what to do?
Guinea pigs ― great friends, not demanding a staggering cost too much time. Moreover, they really are smart and responsive, playful and funny. These cute animals are not averse to “talk” with the owner. They produce the characteristic mood sounds similar to the chirping of birds or the water boiling in the kettle. And how they love to bask in the hands of the master, burying his pink nose right in her hands. Live Guinea pigs from 7 to 15 years with proper nutrition and content in General.
Care and sumerianjoki pigs
Many don’t want or can’t devote much time to your pet and try to choose the offspring that will require minimum time expenditure on care and maintenance. So, I want to warn at once, that caring for Guinea pigs will take a maximum of 4 hours per week. A lot? Then they see a Teddy bear, although it is also necessary to look will be to wash sometimes. Okay, a good laugh and the fact that You will take time:
On feeding in a day, you need 2-3 times to be given to animals.
Once a day open the cage for ventilation and easy cleaning of the feeder.
Litter should be changed 1 time per 3-4 days. Continue reading
The desire to get a pet can strike at any age. And if the cats and dogs we all have a General idea, then smaller animals are often known only by the Windows of pet stores. Meanwhile, home-rodent – beast is almost perfect for apartment: movements limited to, stains, respectively, only in the cage, withdraw to walk is not necessary, it is possible to communicate the mood. But there are nuances in every decision, so let me propose the conclusions from our own limited experience.
Pet rodents and children
To make little animals for a small child can not be categorically. “A hamster for three year olds” is irresponsible and a crime against the child and against a living creature in a cage. Horror stories with swallowed by the hamsters appeared not on an empty place, and doctors-the vets can tell stories about “the child snapped hamster”. Do you really want to provide your baby with such memories?
To have a pet can and should, as soon as the child clearly will begin to grasp the concept that a living being can be hurt and offended and will distinguish the animal from toys. In this case, homemade pesto will become a true friend to the child and joy for the whole family, and is indispensable in the formation of a sense of responsibility. All children are different, but the age of five, must be to think this way.
So, the choice of rodent
Hamster, rabbit, Guinea pig, rat, chinchilla or degu? For those who have no clear preferences,will paint the main features of each animal that may affect the choice. Continue reading