The Siberian cat. Perhaps all Russian cats – direct descendants of the first furry diplomat, who arrived at the court of the Grand Duke, along with the Byzantine monk as a crafty gift to his daughter, at the dawn of the second millennium BC.
Since our pets has not been easy from the prestigious toy to homemakers, from witch spawn until a reliable doctor, do not become more comprehensible and familiar. The last rise of interest in the cats in our country, no matter how ridiculous, in fact, was sanctioned under the pressure of an army of amateur sports and ornamental breeds of dogs, which put the decision of Marshal of the clubs service dog that did not take thought and time paid functionaries of the dog. Then the clubs have been established animal lovers. Not immediately, no, these clubs have opened in the door for cat lovers. First there came poultry, golubevody, lovers of parrots and canaries, guinea-pigs.
The world has evolved there over the past 100-150 years Felinological culture, familiarity with which to Soviet citizens began in the seventies with a single book about cats that have appeared in stores, “Book of the People’s Democracy.” It was a beautiful edition of the GDR, Czechoslovakia, and a small book of Poland and Hungary. Their circulations were tiny, and language – a foreign language. In general, treated cat lovers illustration and not even dreamed of purchasing such a miracle, as in the picture.
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