The cat is now one of the most popular Pets. The so-called animal companion. Once thought that the domestic cat is a separate species. In fact, this predator, is a mammal of the cat family. Now familiar to all of us the cat is considered as a subspecies of forest cat. It was domesticated about 10 thousand years ago. According to some data, today, worldwide, there are about 600 million pet cats. They all belong to one of 256 species. This long-haired (Persian cat) and a fully bald (Sphynx). And all so different.
Cats grow all different. Relating to size. The smallest cat breed Singapore. An adult animal reaches 2 pounds of weight. By the way, they entered in the Guinness Book of records as the smallest. But for the title the barley house cat fighting two breeds. This is Asher and Maine Coon (Maine Coon cat). For a long time the Maine Coon held the palm. Mature males of this breed can weigh up to 10 pounds. And externally the animal looks like a lynx, he has the same ear tufts and tiger feet. There are similarities and Ocheretyany kit. However, unlike wild cousins, the Maine Coon is quite friendly. Continue reading
In the Rostov region began spring vaccination of domestic animals. Inoculation on year ensures, in particular, protection against rabies, vectors of which are foxes. The recent cases were reported in two districts of the region.
Visit the team of veterinarians takes no more than 15 minutes. Routine vaccinations for animals in the Rostov region are doing right at home. So no four-legged inhabitant of the backyard will not avoid unpleasant, but necessary procedure. Nelly Linchuk such rounds am glad, otherwise she would have to wage a veterenarnaja station all his flock, according to the “TV Center” .
One vaccination guarantees the animal for a whole year protection from anthrax, plague, leptospirosis and the most common disease is rabies.
“On site there have been outbreaks of rabies, laboratory research, it was confirmed. But a lesion is localized. All dangerous diseases, transmitted from animals to humans. Therefore, fighting with them,” said the paramedic Oleg Fedoryshyn. Continue reading
Among European countries, which banned the use of animals in circuses, intends to accede and Italy. Since 2012, Europe has increasingly supported a “human circus”. Latvian zoodefenders hope that soon this law will be adopted in Latvia.
RIGA, 28 Mar Sputnik. The Italian government plans to ban the use of animals in circuses across the country, it will also affect foreign circuses, performances. Now in views can take part only people, writes Italian Corriere della Sera.
And it’s not just promises: the bill proposed by the Minister of culture of Italy Dario Franceschini, has already passed the consideration of the Parliament and sent to the Senate. However, the ban will be phased in gradually, the law may come into force soon.
It’s the first law of its kind in Europe: in 2012, Greece banned the use of animals in circuses. In most European countries have total or partial bans.
So, in Belgium it is impossible to act in the circus with wild animals, but parrots and camels are considered domestic, in Estonia and Poland circus animals can’t be born in Decouverte. In Portugal vetoed to the circus with apes (orangutans, gorillas, chimpanzees), and in Hungary it is forbidden to train elephants. Sometimes the bans are only part of the country: for example, wild animals in circuses is illegal in Barcelona and in the Norwegian province of Tromso. Continue reading