Couple From Russia Bought Puma From Contact – Type Zoo, Cant Be Released Into The Wild

A couple from Russia living in a one-bedroom apartment with a wild animal named after well-known player Messi.  They bought Messi(puma) from zoo when he was 8 months old

Messi was among 3 cubs born at the zoo. The other 2, Suarez and Neymar, were likewise called after well-known gamers to commemorate the Russian city hosting 4 matches of the World Cup. The cub was offered to the Saransk Zoo when he was 3 months old and experienced illness. Enamored with the sickly animal the Dmitriev’s interested the zoo and asked if they might purchase him.

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According to his other half Mariya, Aleksandr, 38, had actually constantly imagined owning a big cat, “He constantly considered having a lynx– never ever a puma. It’s hard to explain however our company believes that having this puma becomes part of our fate.”

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“We had 3 days of concentrating about whether it was ethical to keep a puma, and whether it prevailed sense to have one. However absolutely nothing might combat our abrupt desire,” Mariya, 28, informed the Mirror. “So we went to the zoo and began settlements to purchase Messi. We were amazed when they concurred.”

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Handling the care of Messi was an obstacle in numerous methods. Beyond being a wild animal, the feline required additional medical attention and care, “‘he was rather weak and required a great deal of attention,” stated Mariya. Although the couple has actually nursed the cub back to health, he is still just two-thirds of the size of the typical puma.

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Much like any other family pet, Messi needs great deals of workouts, which is why his human moms and dads acquired a unique coat and harness so they can take him on strolls. ” He resembles a pet. We began taking him for a walk, step by step. The animal had not been actually active prior to, Aleksandr stated in an interview with RT, “Now we stroll a lot two times a day, as it’s expected to be. It does not vary much from owning a pet  in this sense.”

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Lastly, they discovered a pet training school he might go to and now reacts to about 10 various commands.

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“He encouraged us with his habits that he’s a complete member of our household which he would not be doing anything bad apart from some little naughty things. He’s really kind and likes contact. He gets on effectively with individuals,” states Aleksandr.

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Despite the fact that the couple just resides in a one-bedroom home they have actually done their finest to accommodate their big buddy. Such as transforming their corridor into Messi’s den– total with a tree, bamboo walls, and a hiding hole.

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As you can think of some animal and ecological rights activists have objections to the Dmitrievs keeping a unique animal in their house and think Messi belongs on a wildlife reserve or in a sanctuary. While others keep in mind the risk of coping with wild animals.

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However, the couple thinks that he would not endure along with other animals as he has actually never ever lived alone in the wild. “Naturally it’s rather harmful having such a big feline in the house, however, Messi is a unique animal,” Mariya informed the Mirror.

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Check out Messi playing with his favorite toys

 

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