Someone named Gary Dahl (Gary Dahl) in 1975, started selling substitutes allowed. Moreover, these substitutes were not even external imitation of animals. They were just ordinary stones.
Stones-Pets were sold for $3.95 a piece, and according to rough estimate, over 6 months Gave has sold more than 5 million stones. In this case the total cost of each stone was only 95 cents.
Innovative product Gave was a common boulders, which he purchased from the supplier of building materials, and then sold them as live Pets. According to him, the idea came to him in connection with the difficulty, mess and expenses associated with such Pets as cats and dogs.
He started with what was created by a company named “Rock Bottom Productions”. The stones were imported from Mexico. Packing stones included “the care Guide” and looked like a cardboard box for transporting Pets. The manual contained instructions for the care of the pet and advice on training — how to teach him different commands: “sit”, “lie”, “die”, “roll”, and “to me”.
Part of the marketing strategy Gave was the assertion that the stones can bring more pleasure than we can imagine. He convinced the buyers that these stones supports this statement by its very existence, and clearly demonstrate that the joy of the child within us brings not the object itself, and ideao it. Pet is in our mind a niche created by force of imagination. Continue reading
It is believed that cats, dogs, parrots, fish and ferrets – Pets. The rest we usually accustomed to seeing in the gear or the BBC in the zoo. Meanwhile, foxes, raccoons, and even alligators can be tamed and kept in a standard city apartment.
In nature foxes are timid and cautious, if you meet a Fox in a forest, she will run away from you. But if from birth to raise a Fox at home, she will become tame and even will wear you Slippers.
One of the first foxes to adapt to home life was scientist Dmitri Belyaev in 1959. The scientist then working at the Novosibirsk Institute of Cytology and genetics and conducted an experiment on foxes special coloring is silver – black. He tried to bring an obedient individuals, who would be able to live peacefully with man. The experiments were conducted until then, until a breed that is most adapted to life among humans.
Such an obedient Fox differs from “forest”. She has a roundish face, blue eyes, and the color can vary from pure white to dark red. For comfortable living foxes at home she needs a little daily to comb hair (especially foxes) and walk in the fresh air. To teach a Fox to a leash fairly easily. Siberian breed standard dog collar for dogs, and the Fennec Fox (Fox is native to North Africa, listed in the Red book) it is better to buy a leash for walking cats.Foxes do not like being alone, easily get along with other animals and loyal to his master. But never hurt a Fox – or it is forever. It is not revenge, but self-contained. Continue reading
Allowed already contain not only because of their usefulness. Many of the Pets we have sheltered only for their beauty and charm. In addition, the breeders bring a lot of showy rocks to make our life more beautiful.
However, sometimes they are clearly behind the curve, and new hybrids cause rather a feeling of disgust than affection.
We introduce you to seven animals of different breeds, whose appearance was very controversial.
Budapest Mongolian Thurman
This breed of pigeons outwardly looks like a fish-telescope or amphibian. Especially creepy look unfledged Chicks are Budapest tumblers. However, these birds acquired a reputation of being great flyers and are highly appreciated among professionals.
For those who are crazy about cats, but at the same time likes to amuse himself a vampire movie, brought a special breed of werewolves. This breed is called Lika (Lykoi) and resembles an intermediate link of evolution, in which cats are descended from bats.
Likoi and although in appearance seem to be sick and bald, actually it’s quite healthy animals. However, to get offspring from such drakulat unlikely to succeed, because the breed is still young and is genetically unstable. Continue reading