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Maine Coons become more and more popular among fans of cats. So, it is important to know how it is correct to choose a Maine Coon kitten as to raise it and to look after the kid.
On a photo: a Maine Coon kitten at the age of 5 weeks. Photo: flickr.com
Demand for kittens of breed the Maine Coon is quite high, and it is possible to see a set of announcements of sale of kids. But, unfortunately, not all sellers are conscientious and responsible manufacturers, so, the risk is high to buy not too healthy kitten or the metis. How to choose a Maine Coon kitten not to regret subsequently?
Before going to choose a Maine Coon kitten, study as much as possible information on breed, to visit exhibitions, to communicate to manufacturers and already taken place owners. So you will understand whether this breed suits you, and more likely define whether the thoroughbred kitten to you is offered.
Rules how to choose a Maine Coon kitten:
On a photo: Maine Coon kitten. Photo: flickr.com
Unfortunately, under the guise of a Maine Coon kitten can try to sell to you a kitten of other breed or a hybrid. How to distinguish a Maine Coon kitten from other cats?
In 3 months the Maine Coon kitten already has to have characteristic brushes on ears. If they are not, so before you not a Maine Coon.
One more distinctive feature of a kitten of a Maine Coon from kittens of other breeds — a tail, long and powerful.
At kittens of a Maine Coon of a paw shaggy and massive.
Maine Coon hair even in the childhood already semi-long and dense, and between fingers — bunches of strands of wood.
Estimate the sizes of parents. If mother cat weighs less than 6 — 7 kg, so she not a Maine Coon.
If you are not sure that you will be able to distinguish a Maine Coon kitten from a kitten of other breed or the metis, it is better to address for council the expert.
Before bringing the kid in family, it is necessary to prepare all necessary for appearance of a kitten of a Maine Coon in the house.
That the kitten of a Maine Coon was healthy and cheerful, it is important to carry out behind it the correct leaving. Pay special attention to care of wool, ears, eyes and teeth of a Maine Coon.
Care of hair of a kitten of a Maine Coon will demand from you efforts. The pet needs to be combed out regularly (at least twice a week). In the period of a molt of Maine Coons comb three times a week. In the beginning the tail, then — a back and sides then — a breast, and finally usually leave a stomach combs hair. You should not bathe a Maine Coon without emergency.
Ears are enough to be cleaned once a week. However if you noticed that the kitten of a Maine Coon shakes the head, scratches ears or worries, urgently address the veterinarian.
You feed a Maine Coon kitten with the special forage strengthening teeth and deleting a scale.
In advance prepare all necessary for care of a Maine Coon kitten: lotions for cleaning of ears and eyes, hairbrushes, wadded tampons, the nail clipper.
That life with the pet was pleasant and cloudless, it is necessary to make efforts on education of a kitten of a Maine Coon.
Define rules of accommodation in the house: where the cat can be where it is impossible for her, there are places which constitute danger to the favourite.
If the kitten of a Maine Coon does something not so, it is possible to make a sharp sound. It is impossible to beat a Maine Coon kitten categorically!
In principle, education of a kitten of a Maine Coon – business not too difficult, these cats are very affectionate and friendly, perfectly study. In education of a kitten of a Maine Coon it is important to stock up with patience and in time to encourage the correct behavior.
On a photo: Maine Coon kittens. Photo: pixabay.com
As a rule, the Maine Coon kitten without problems understands for what purpose the tray is necessary. If the kid missed, do not shout at him to just napkin blot a puddle and put the smelling napkin in a tray. So the kid will find the right place on a smell.
It is important that the tray for a kitten of a Maine Coon was rather spacious. The tray size for a Maine Coon is defined as follows: the pet has to have an opportunity to be developed quietly there.
The tray for a kitten of a Maine Coon needs to be washed regularly and in due time to change filler.
Do not forget about vaccination (inoculations) for a Maine Coon kitten! It is very important as serves as guarantee of health of the pet.
Many consider that if the Maine Coon does not walk on the street, it is not necessary to impart him. This delusion. You can bring an infection home on the clothes or footwear.
Before vaccination (inoculations) of a kitten of a Maine Coon, it is necessary to carry out processing from fleas and to give glistogonny. It becomes at least in 14 days prior to vaccination.