The most expensive dog and the largest cat in the world (32 photos)

As you know it will be about the dog, which can be purchased for 1, 5 million dollars and pussy unusual size.

So, a Chinese colliery owners did not spare $ 1, 5 million. For the purchase of 80-pound 11-month dog. The most expensive dog in the world is a rare red Tibetan mastiff named «Hong Dong» (which translates as "Big Splash") - this breed is one of the oldest and most respected in the world.

Tibetan Mastiff has always been an important part of the history of Tibet. These dogs are traditionally guarded monasteries and camps, as well as, in the opinion of the Tibetans, the reincarnation of a holy monks and nuns, whose soul could not get into the kingdom of heaven. In addition, many believe that the presence of Tibetan mastiff in the house owners provide health and safety.

About security - especially not argue, looking as large adults of this breed canines Rocks or sweep the camera lens ...

The most expensive dog in the world, Hong Dong, is particularly rare representative of the breed, as it has a red color, which is considered a lucky color. In addition, the dog was grown on a diet of beef, chicken, abalone and sea cucumber. Dog breeder, "Mr. Lu," Hong Dong calls "ideal model", explaining that superior genes make it a phenomenal thoroughbred.

Lu and his team spent a lot of money to raise a dog, and believe that the new owner can easily earn a tidy sum, using Hong Dong as male. Lu told reporters that although the recent high demand for this breed significantly inflated prices - the price Dong still shocking: "When I started in this business 10 years ago, I even could not imagine that we will see the price! ».

Tibetan Mastiff has always been a treasure of Tibet, but in recent years become a symbol of status, rank among the diamonds and expensive cars. Among the well-known owners of this breed can be called Queen Victoria, King George IV and Genghis Khan. And if you believe the local legends, then the Buddha was also a Tibetan Mastiff.

The title of "most expensive dog in the world" previously boasted another 18-month-old black Tibetan mastiff with intricate nickname Yangtze River Number Two, bought in 2009 for $ 582 000. Yangtze River number 2 arrived in his new hometown by a motorcade of 30 limousine and was greeted by local dog lovers with a red flag in his hand.

Of course, most people gravitate toward animals of normal size, some time ago there was even a serious round of popularity of dwarf breeds of cats and dogs, but not everyone will be able to grow, feed and properly educate pet really large sizes. The biggest cat in the world at the moment - American breed Maine Coon.

It should be noted that the characteristics of the "big" is meant exactly how big these animals, because if we compare only the height of the withers, the record will be quite different, no less amazing and radically different from the Maine Coon breed - Savannah. < br />

The biggest cat in the world is indigenous to the US domestic breeds descended from wild cats living on farms of Maine during the colonization of New England.

Initially Maine coon cat named only color "black tabby" - their appearance, powerful physique and a huge bushy tail they reminded local residents raccoons - hence the name "Maine Coon", literally translated as Manx Raccoon («Maine» - state name Maine, «coon» - the second part of the word «racoon», meaning "raccoon»).

Although, if you look closely, the more they still resemble the lynx and the like feral cats with massive paws and tufts on the ears.

The first representative of the breed is considered domesticated cat with a long name Captain Jenks-of-Sea-Horse, who became in 1861 a real decoration of the cat shows in Boston and New York, and the key to the growing popularity of the new breed.

Unfortunately, later the breed is not particularly taken root in domestic and owes its survival only to farmers Maine tsenivshim these cats for docile nature, large size and excellent hunting skills.

Today the breed Maine Coon is considered the pride and a symbol of the state, after which in 1993 was even released coins of 1 krona (25 pence), featuring easily recognizable breed.

These friendly house cats differ unusually large size and weight. Adults reach an average of at least 1 meter length, the record is 1, 23 meters. Weight Maine Coons varies between 6 and 9 kilograms (although frequent 12-kg individual), record of the same weight is 15 kg.

Tail length, usually equal to 4/5 of the total length of the cat, taking it to the shoulder, that is, 1, 23-meter record holder was at least meter tail.

Despite the fact that it Longhair breed, her hair does not require special care and regular brushing, such as in the case of the "Persians", whose wool without due attention to crumple and braided into mats.

There are many recognized colors maine coon, the most interesting of which is the "red marble" - in contrast to other breeds, maine coon peculiar much more bright red color with a clear marble pattern.

Feed adult Maine Coon is not so easy - he eats several times more food compared to pets of normal size, while preferring fresh natural foods sorts feed.

The rest is the same domestic cats, as well as many other species, just large)

Still, the most striking feature of this giant rock is its friendly, peace-loving, affectionate nature. The cat will never tear up furniture, if she has kittens, do not throw off any item from the shelf just because it prevents her go, not climb on the cabinet or anywhere, because not really fan of close, narrow space. Maine Coons are very fond of their owners and are easily adapted to any surroundings.



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