What to feed a decorative rat

Decorative rat – cute and charming home animal, which is able to give its owner a lot of funny minute rodents this kind of mobile, smart, capable of all sorts of tricks and antics. However, like any other animal, homemade rat nurture and care, the main milestone which is proper diet rodent.

About what and how often to feed a rat decorative and in detail explain in this article.

Some General details on the feeding of ornamental rodent

Rat – undemanding animal and is able to eat all in a row, however, the animal is pretty selective tastes, and it will always prefer the food that he likes. Rodents of this species are distinguished by their intelligence and thus be able to differentiate between different types of food and make your own menu preferences.

Eating is a favorite pastime for rats, but they can get involved or, more generally, to eat what they can’t, so the pet owner should carefully relate to the selection and preparation of proper diet for the animal.

The food turned out better balanced diet for the special scheme, which implies that to give the animal regularly will be the following products:

Cereals. Lacidogna to form the basis of the diet you plan to feed homemade rat. You can buy special kits grasses in ZOOMARKET, cooking oatmeal cereal (without adding oil), to give boiled pasta, bread, boiled corn; Continue reading

Scientists: dogs know your enemies

A team of scientists led by Kazuo Fujita conducted a study regarding the reaction of the dogs to the enemies of their masters, and drew attention to the fact that dogs clearly distinguish the emotional connection between people and show the same relation to man as their master. Dogs have a high tendency to specific socialization and can form with its owner and members of his family “pack”, supporting General attitude towards others, avoiding enemies family and welcoming friends.

Were studied three groups of dogs, consisting of 18 individuals, used role-playing games in which the owner was required to open the box, in all three groups, the host was accompanied by two people that the dog did not know. In the first group owner is actively arguing with the two people who actively refused to help and showed aggression. In the second group he talked friendly with the person who agreed to help. In both groups, the third was just a neutral participant-observer. The third group was just a control, not a single person interacted with the owner. The whole performance was going on outside, and the dog through the window could watch. Then the dogs active participant suggested food. Dogs who see their master hurt, did not take food from the hands of the “enemy”, the dog who saw neutral or friendly attitude, took food better, and friendly attitude toward the giver.

It was first recorded social reaction pet dogs that reacted to the emotional background of the owner and making their conclusions. This ability is the main factor that determines the behavior of dogs in society, it also showed that the animals are not indifferent to the relationship between the owner and the other person. Continue reading

Tips on Photographing animals

What are they still amazing and cute these animals are! Sometimes look at your Pets or wild animals – and I want to make some interesting Photographs for your album. If a person professionally engaged in Photography, his main task is to prepare either a photo Shoot in the Studio, either to capture in the frame of some animal in nature.

There are several important rules that should be observed when Photographing animals. List them and explain. The first thing to take into consideration is to try to ensure their safety, and most importantly – the safety of the animal, because it is not to blame that they decided to Photograph. Humane treatment to the lesser of our brothers is a necessary condition. This rule mostly concerns wild animals. Secondly, you must catch the right moment in the frame. Photographer during shooting should be focused only on the object of their lust, it should not distract the surrounding circumstances, but it is almost impossible. The main thing – attention to the subject of Photography.

The next tip is that while working with the animal should be treated the same way as to man. What this refers to? Light, shadow, exposure, expression, eye – to dolgozhitelnitse when shooting. The animals can also be traced if desired, expression of emotions, feelings, character etc.

Background Pictures is certainly important. Shooting at the zoo, for example, the Photographs show how in the natural environment. To organize it simply – it is necessary to monitor the background so that it was not anything created by human hands. Continue reading

Breeds of domestic cats

Today in the world there are many different felinological organizations that develop standards and registration of breeds of cats. The standard of the breed is its full description. Each felinological organization has a certain number of registered breeds.

So you’ve decided that you are ready to become a happy pet owner. First you have to determine what breed of cat is right for you. Each breed has its own characteristics and quality, and is therefore suitable for certain types of people and lifestyles. Do not choose a specific breed based only on her appearance, because in the end, the breed may not be suitable to your outfit and lifestyle.

In our directory of cat breeds provides information about the history, appearance, health, character, care and cost of all breeds of domestic cats. We will help You select a breed based on your lifestyle, living situation and qualities that you would like to see in a cat.

What breed is right for you?

Directory of cat breeds

Abyssinian cat

The American cat

American curl

Balinese cat Continue reading

Exotic animals

In today’s world of great opportunity and diversity are increasingly people, especially in large cities, chosen Pets are not a cat or dog, and even hamster, and some exotic animals. Contact owners of affected exotic animal veterinarians are not uncommon. Usually an appointment bring parrots and turtles, rarely lizards, snakes, other animals.

Most often disease of the pet is connected with the violation of the conditions or improper feeding.

“Daddy! Mom! Let’s take the dog! Well at least the cat!” It is difficult to resist the request of the beloved child, but they need quality care, requiring time and money. and parents are taking on a familiar and seemingly ordinary turtle or parrot, all the singularity which appears if you encounter any problems. And after walking around the Bird market in houses has unusual animals that are bought, not even knowing how to properly care for them or listening to the seller telling that to contain them is not difficult, you know, clean the cage, Yes the rash food.

A large number of exotic animals usually appear in summer. They are brought from the South, vacationers. Usually bring turtles caught themselves or purchased from sellers of “living toys”. And in that and in other case you risk.

The animals caught in the wild, usually sargentini and external parasites, which is not innocuous. Known, for example, cases of human infection with salmonellosis from reptiles. There is also a risk of infecting other Pets from decoyman animals. Continue reading

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