Tater Tot was suffering from contagious mange when he was rescued Reproduction/Instagram/@austinanimalcenter
An abandoned Chihuahua puppy, named Tiny Tater Tot (TTT), was recently rescued by the animal protection organization, Austin Animal Center, in Texas (USA), and underwent an impressive and touching transformation. According to what the organization published on its social networks, the dog was suffering from a serious skin problem, namely A
Scabies Contagious, plus she had some bruises, which made her appearance a bit shocking and adoption a little more difficult.
After much publicity, the couple, Sylvie and Martin, finally became interested in temporarily housing the dog and helping him get better. Because he was infected with scabies, he was initially isolated in his new home, until the risk of transmitting the disease was eliminated.
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“At first it was very sad,” Sylvie said. “Now, just a few weeks later, he looks like a different dog.”
When he recovered, the dog was released to be permanently adopted and it didn’t take long to find a new family, who already had other pets to keep him company.
Tiny Tater Tot before and after his adoption Reproduction/Instagram/@austinanimalcenter
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Who doesn’t like petting a cute cat? Many cat breeds attract attention because they have intense fur – in fact, beautiful, silky fur – as well as their almost irresistible expression and enchanting eyes. According to the specialized platform Cats, most of the cats on this list, such as Persians and Himalayans, need to have their teeth cleaned daily. For example, Burmese and Ragdolls have coats that naturally resist tangling. See below the best cat breeds and some interesting facts
Burmese catIt is native to Myanmar, formerly Burma, in Asia. According to Basepaws, they are born white and begin developing their color in the first few weeks of life. It is docile, intelligent, and gets along well with small children and other pets.
Norwegian forest cat Cats of this breed are large in size, with males weighing on average 5 to 7 kilograms, and females 4 to 5 kilograms. As the name suggests, they originated in Norway, where their thick coat is ideal for extreme cold. Cats describe them as gentle and loving
Siberian catAccording to the cat platform, these cats are very cute thanks to their triple coat – a long outer coat, varying from rough to smooth, a medium and dense undercoat, medium length, and a soft undercoat. Like its predecessor, it can also protect itself from low temperatures, but because its hair is so thick, it is considered “waterproof”.
Selkirk Rex catCats of this breed are sometimes called “cats in sheep’s clothing.” According to Daily Paws, this is because their dense, curly coat resembles wool. He is affectionate, but has a strong personality – like most cats – and is very loyal to his owner.
Ragdoll catIn Portuguese, Ragdoll means “rag doll” and it is no coincidence that it gave its name to this breed. Cats say that these cats love to be cuddled and completely relax in the arms of their owners, becoming soft like a doll. Their coats are surprisingly low-maintenance, as the texture naturally resists grooming. Your eyes are always blue
Persian catPerhaps the most famous on this list, Persians have been around since the 1600s, according to the Daily Paws. They love to be pampered and petted and get along well with children, strangers and other pets. They live 10 to 15 years and can come in a variety of colors and combinations.
Himalayan catA mix between Persian and Siamese, Himalayans are easily recognized by their smooth, flat faces and extremely long fur. They are calm, laid-back and described as “dog-like,” and are extremely affectionate with the humans they love, as Daily Paws explains.
Maine Coon catOf all the breeds on this list, it is the largest. Depending on the cat, males can weigh up to 9 kg or more, and females between 4 kg and 5 kg. They have long, shaggy coats and bushy tails, making them appear “majestic.” Despite this, they are friendly, fun and great with children. Today, the Maine Coon is the official state cat of Maine in the United States.