Plants-bait for bees, butterflies, birds and beneficial insects.
The garden is not only filled with the aromas and bright colors of the place for a good rest and improve their horticultural talents, but also a delightful oasis for…

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Stick insects - Unusual Pets
Insects rarely kept as Pets. For some it is difficult to care, others look too unattractive. But the stick is another matter. In fact, they are most common among insects…

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British Shorthair

British cat — an adorable plush creature with a round face and playful Golden eyes. It wants to drag along a blanket, a favorite toy in childhood. However, not every Briton will allow to do something similar. Too independent and proud these cats in the shower. It requires a special approach. Of course, based on love.

British Shorthair cats should be gently nurtured from the childhood, or in adulthood they will compete with you for chief in the house. “You can’t take this toy? Really. And if so?” “You don’t want to tear my door at four in the morning? But if I draw it out of the clutches of this piece of Wallpaper?” “No, master, today I fish I won’t. Will pate. Otherwise you will go on a hunger strike!”

The Briton from the first day of the appearance of the house must feel that its love, but not going to indulge her whims. Feeling the genuine love the owner, British Shorthair quickly give him the reins and allow myself to indulge. Speaking of the latter. Pamper the British in everything except food: these cats do not know how to stop – they are prone to overeating and weight gain. It is evident, the past of their ancestors.

And the ancestors of the modern members of the breed lived on the streets of England since time immemorial. Rumor has it that brought them here the French explorers who took a trip strong cats to hunt mice.Local residents they are also loved, except that honors them special was: catch rodents and okay. Continue reading

How dangerous is psittacosis? Veterinary laboratory

Pathogen — neorickettsia (chlamydia), in their evolutionary development they are between bacteria and viruses.

The source of infection is often a sick bird — a virus carrier, releasing the microorganisms from nasal mucus, sneezing, coughing, with the dung. Infection occurs by airborne and alimentary, particles of dried droppings from sick birds, downs, slomannye the epithelium of the skin can get into the lungs, air sacks of birds and gastro-intestinal tract and there penetrating through the mucous membranes, causing the disease. A bird ill with psittacosis, usually for a long period of time remains a virus carrier.

Reservoir and source of infection for humans are domestic and wild birds. The largest epidemiological significance have Pets poultry (especially ducks and turkeys), room birds (parrots, wavy parrots, Canaries and other small songbirds) and especially urban pigeons and crows, the infestation of which ranges from 30-80%.

Ill persons who are constantly in contact with birds (poultry workers, meat processing plant, breeders of birds, etc.) the Ill person primarily middle-aged and older, children get sick much less often. Patients with psittacosis not a danger to others represent. In the human body, the pathogen enters mainly through the mucous membranes of the respiratory system. Infection occurs by inhalation of dust containing chlamydia (dried particles of bird faeces and discharge from the beak, contaminated particles down, etc.). Continue reading

The biggest cat in the world

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

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