Description 10 most common poisonous houseplants, which are a threat to health and life. The symptoms of poisoning. Fresh flowers are the best decoration of houses and apartments, will agree with most of us. Houseplants can liven up the interior, giving it the uniqueness, the care calms nerves, and some kinds of flowers benefit, purifying the air. But hardly anyone knows that many houseplants are dangerous for health and even the lives of people and animals.
The most popular and common plants that adorn our homes and at the same time are a threat because of the toxic substances include, in particular, cyclamen, ivy and dieffenbachia.
1. Dieffenbachia — is a tropical plant of South America. In our climate suitable for growing in pots. In the juice of the stems contains the so called rafidi — sharp crystals of calcium oxalate. These crystals cause intense burning in the mouth and throat, in addition to pain may burn of the gastrointestinal tract. Dieffenbachia may also cause temporary paralysis of the vocal cords to prevent such consequences, you should keep the flower in the reach of small children and animals.
2. Persianization grows wild in the mountains of Europe, Western Asia and Northern Africa. Its long flowering in pots is very popular as an ornamental plant. Ingestion of cyclamen does not cause death, however, may have very unpleasant consequences. Contained in the leaves and flowers of the plant are toxic substances may cause nausea, headache and diarrhea.
3. Ivy. All parts of the plant, including the fruit, are dangerous to health. The reason is the presence of a saponin which is irritant to skin and mucous membranes of the eyes, after taking the plants inside are the likelihood of diarrhoea. There are also known cases of respiratory arrest, hallucinations, allergic. Continue reading
People who prefer to have a particle of native wildlife, birds choose from among our domestic species. Among them are unassuming little pichuge that are easy to get along with someone well if I bet and get paid for caring pleasant singing, opportunity to observe their habits, and sometimes attached to their caregiver. These include first of all the Siskin and goldfinch. Their next of kin – Chaffinch, repalov and oatmeal is equally undemanding in terms of care and gifted singers, but most of them are tame. Live well in cages, but are not singing bullfinches, tap. But the greenfinches, which are often sold in pet stores, can be recommended only for captive content. Modestly colored, with a mediocre song and in most cases very wild greenfinch hardly suited as an indoor pet. The same should be said about the plantain and the finches.
Experienced connoisseurs of birdsong, experienced in the care of a timid and gentle birds, make our best singers – larks, nightingales, thrushes, Blyth’s reed warblers, whitethroats or not so famous, but also talented singers – willow-Warbler, Robin, Starling, Bluethroat, Wren.
The fans have colorful exotic parrots, finches. the waxbills. feeling in cells, easy divorce, relatively undemanding to care and feeding.
Special clan of pticelov are cinaralti, among whom are many experienced breeders involved in breeding colorful colored Canaries, Manchester and the giant figure of birds, or seeking to obtain a cool usnistgov udachnogo singers and singing. Continue reading
A healthy puppy is active, energetic, playful and cheerful, climbs everywhere, happily joins the game. Not shy and not aggressive (but sometimes can be on the alert for strangers). Free, assured movement, stands firmly on his feet. Overall this is a fun animal with a clean, shiny coat, without seals, bald spots, dandruff. With clean and clear eyes, with a slightly wet and cold nose (with nose sleep warm and dry ). A healthy dog responds to its master’s call, willingly executes the commands. A healthy dog good appetite, the bowels emptied regularly, urination is normal. Eyes dry, with no signs of pus, shiny. Surface puppy’s ears — pale pink, without discharge or an unpleasant smell. Mucous membranes of the mouth, eyelids clean, pale pink color. Her breathing was regular. The abdomen is smooth, not bloated.
A sick dog is markedly different from healthy individuals. Any disease causing in her body, a number of more or less serious violations.
First,there are changes in the behavior of your pet. The dog suppressed a lot of lies, tries to hide in a dark place, the call gets up reluctantly. In some pathologies she doesn’t want to go to bed for a long time and is just very exhausted, is forced supine posture. Sick pet or indifferent to others, or conversely, abnormally excited, too agile, can be aggressive even to loved ones. Disturbed appetite: the dog eats poorly or completely refuses to feed, or increased appetite, even perverted. Swallowing solid food is difficult, may be choking on swallowing even of liquid and powdered food. You may experience increased thirst or, on the contrary, rabies. You may receive a cough, indicating inflammatory processes in the throat, the larynx or the trachea, diseases of the lungs and heart. Sudden, strong, neosocialist cough is caused by ingestion of a foreign body in the trachea.
Secondly, there are external signs of the disease dogs. The coat is shiny and shiny becomes dull, disheveled. Possible balding part of the body, rash, scratches, scars and eczema. Can cause unpleasant smell from the mouth, which, as a rule, is associated with abundant Continue reading