Cats, like any Pets, are carriers of dangerous diseases. Cats themselves do not suffer many diseases, but they can infect your home. But also many diseases cats become infected from people. Coming from the street, we bring with them pathogens.
Rabies is one of the most dangerous viral diseases. Get infected with rabies by saliva, caught by the bite or through a wound or abrasion on the skin. Characterized by rabies that affects the nervous system. Manifested in the form of aggression, violation of movement coordination, paralysis, spasms, sometimes has a lethal outcome. To avoid viral contamination is possible if the time to go to the doctor within 2 days.
Zoster – teatronosotras disease. They can get infected and the person and the animal. By depriving the pathogen is a fungus of the genus Trichophyton. Characterized by lesions of the skin and hair coat. People can get shingles only if when is in close contact with sick animals. The affected areas are red and itchy. If the animal is sick with lichen, then we take him to the vet, if you find yourself zoster, you need to consult a dermatologist. Continue reading
This breed is a wonderful home of giants arrived to us from far-away America, is considered the birthplace of Maine. Literally the name of the breed translates as “Manx raccoon” due to the resemblance of the Maine Coon coons powerful physique, color and a luxurious tail. Sometimes the origin of the breed is associated with raccoons, allegedly it came from crossing domestic cats with these animals. In fact, this question is veiled in obscurity.
Appearance the Maine Coon
Cats of this breed are the largest purring Pets among other people. The body of an adult individual reaches more than 1 m in length, and the weight ranges from 5-7 kg (females) up to 10-12 kg (males). In addition, these cats:
well-developed muscles, making them sort of chaps, though not to the detriment of the usual cat’s grace;
legs of medium length, fairly wide apart;
between the fingers there are tufts of hair;
the wool of unequal length: the head, legs and shoulders – short; on back, belly, and tail long;
tail tapering towards the tip, and its length equal to the length of the cat;
snout moderately elongated; Continue reading
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.
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