Pregnancy and Pets. What can be the care of Pets during pregnancy?
Many pregnant women have Pets – cats, dogs, Guinea pigs, turtles, fishes, birds and other animals that lives in the house for years and often enjoy the right of full-fledged family member. The content of any animal in the house is connected with great responsibility and many worries for their owners: “smaller brothers” need to regularly feed, walk with them, to monitor their health. Is it possible to care for a pet during pregnancy, is not whether the danger of close contact with animals for the health of the mother and fetus?
The reasons for such concern is quite logical and understandable: it is no secret that animals are carriers of many infections and the most common cause of allergic reactions. Unfortunately, there are situations in which a pregnant woman is undesirable not only care, but generally any contact with a pet :
Allergic to animals . During pregnancy many women experience the first symptoms of allergies to animals, have long been living in the apartment. This is due to specific changes of the immune system in the body of the expectant mother. Allergen, i.e. the direct cause of an allergic reaction may be the excrement of the animal, its coat, sweat, saliva and other body fluids evaporating from the body surface of your pet in the air of the apartment. Sometimes there is an Allergy not on the animal itself, and on attributes of care, for example, feed for fish and birds. Continue reading
The cat was described as the most perfect predator, as the embodiment of physical beauty as an ideal for the animal world example of combination of mental and physical qualities. (R. Ambrose-Brown)
From time immemorial the cat lives next to the man, and is the epitome of warmth and coziness in the house. A cat – independent and undemanding pet, very clean, almost a third of life a cat spends grooming. Cat-mother watches over the purity of his nest and clean her kittens. Kittens from an early age learn the tricks of life from my mother and also used to communicate with the person. And getting into a new home, learn the easy rules of conduct. Quite a few times to show the place where the toilet bowl and the kitten itself will find the way there! However, the owner should also not forget about the purity of the contents of the bowls for food and kitty litter, otherwise the kitten may choose other, more attractive place for their own needs. The clean plate is the key to the health of the cat, as food that is in it for a few days in a row, or the water that forgot to replace fresh, can be a source of infection. Continue reading
Cats – one of the oldest companions of the man. Most of us are accustomed to mongrel cats that “walk by themselves”, or live in our homes. However, there is another category of these mysterious animals – pedigree cats. We present to your attention 10 most expensive cat breeds in the world.
Russian blue cat (up to$2000)
It’s not the most expensive breed of cats, but she enjoys great popularity since the time of ancient Slavs. And if earlier it was common only in Russia, in the late 18th century the situation has changed thanks to the English breeder K. Cox. Cats are calm and good with kids.
The Serengeti (to 2000$)
This breed appeared relatively not so long ago, by crossing a Bengal and Oriental breeds. Cats are very impressive – well-built, brindle colour, with droopy ears and long legs. Love the game, very mobile.
Which translated to English means “tiger”. Resemblance to a tiger’s really obvious. Or to be more precise, it is even a miniature of it and now every animal lover will be able to get home a tiger cub, paying a certain amount.
American Curl (up to$3,000)
You can meet both short-haired and long-haired dogs.But both have one distinctive feature is the ears, which seem specially wrapped back. And what is most surprising – at birth the kittens ears are no different from regular cats ears. Continue reading