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8 unusual Pets

The fans of everything unusual found with several types of animals which can become the alternative to home cats, dogs and budgerigars.

In the childhood I dreamed to have at home a small monkey. I thought, how interesting and fun we would play with live shaggy “doll”. Later I learned that they are not as cute and harmless as they might seem at first glance. The contents of a small chimp in the home can be very troublesome. Unlike dogs, which repeatedly and unequivocally recognizes you as the Owner, the monkey constantly have to remind you who’s in charge of your “pack”. That is why they can often attack without warning on households, thereby checking whether they have the strength to take the leader’s place. To the contents of the monkey house was relatively safe for all family members, its most of the time have to keep in the cage, allowing you to freely walk around the house only under supervision.

To breed a some miniature pigs to doghill began in Germany about fifty years ago, and in housing conditions they moved recently. The progenitors of dwarf Guinea pigs are Vietnamese villabruna little pig and wild boar. Mini-Pigi grow in length not more than one meter, the maximum weight is 30 kg. Even brought up in domashneye, the animal may be very skittish, because there flows the blood of a wild boar. However, mini-Pigi easily trainable, if timely to address this issue. Accustomed to the person, the animal even allows itself to scratch and pet, and can itself ask for affection. Despite the hard-hitting glory, domestic pigs are very tidy animals, if since the childhood to accustom them to cleanliness.

Ferrets as Pets in popularity nearly as many as usual for us dogs and cats. The ferrets (domestic species of these animals) – friendly and playful creation in a time when not sleeping. And sleep ferrets love. Twenty hours of sleep a day for granted. Inquisitive nature and the fact that in the wild, ferrets live in burrows, it may cause some problems for the owners of these lovely animals. If you have lost some small thing in the apartment, ask your pet. Most likely, he successfully dragged her to your cave (read – the crack under the bathroom). Continue reading

The choice of a pet

So you’ve decided to have a pet. Who do you opt? First you need to decide what you want from your future pet. If you want to impress your friends and acquaintances, it’s possible to get an exotic pet. But it must be remembered that this is a very big responsibility. If you want to be greeted after work or warms its warmth in wet weather, you can opt for a more traditional edge to our species — a cat, dog or bird. But it is also not less responsible. Any animal requires care, care and attention, and sometimes a lot of attention.

Exotic Pets

The first thing you should pay attention is the conditions of your future pet. Look at your home — where will be your new friend? Whether he would be there light, warm, not hot? Most exotic animals require special care. So before buying you need to find out:

In what conditions the animal lives in nature (temperature, humidity, illumination)?

What you need your pet to recreate the natural habitat conditions (may be it is a palm branch, and maybe just clean water)?

What is your favorite and where you can buy this food (food)?

Vnimatelnost examine and think about — whether to create these conditions for your future friend or how much it will cost? Whether you buy your pet fresh worms $10 for the thing? Continue reading

Iguana at home: the content

In addition to the usual for us dogs and cats are increasingly found in modern apartments of different exotic animals. No longer a rarity and something strange iguana in the home. Iguana is a large lizard, in the wild vstrechayutsya in Central and South America. It is a daily way of life, lives in trees near water. For those who want to have at home this reptile, first you need to find out in what conditions it should be kept and what to feed.

Iguana at home: features of care

The most important component of the health of this lizard is eating right. Iguana is a vegetarian. In a familiar habitat its diet consists of flowers, fruits and young leaves.

Excellent food for iguanas will be clover, dandelions, beet tops and radish, parsley, watercress, lettuce, alfalfa.

Vegetables can give radish, broccoli, pods, and leaves of peas, green beans, carrots.

A good addition would be blueberries, currants, figs, blackberries and citrus fruits.

Iguana at home likes to eat and some house plants, such as begonia, nasturtium, tradescantia, epipremnum, syngonium, hibiscus, leaves and flowers of rose and Dahlia, and purified from glochidiatus prickly pear.

Of grasses that reptile can be brewed give bran and oatmeal, boiled buckwheat and rice, whole grain bread. Continue reading