Just about everything First of all, despite the lies that the breeder told you, those cubs were not “orphaned” or “rejected.” That is just the terminology that exploiters use to make you feel good about them purposely breeding litter after litter of lions and tigers, ripping them from their mothers and pimping them out so you can have your picture made with a cub. Using lion cubs and tiger cubs as photo props is bad enough, but some back yard breeders have figured out a way to make even more money: Swim with tiger cubs. Why swimming is dangerous to cubs: Pools are kept clean by the use of salts and chemicals including chlorine. The National Center for Health Sciences says “… perhaps the most serious exposure is to modern household cleaners, which may contain a number of proven and suspect causes of cancer.” Cleaning products with ingredients such as bleach, ammonia, chlorine, glycol ethers or formaldehyde can put pets at risk for cancer, anemia, liver and kidney damage. Even when the toxic cleaners are put away and closed, the vapors left behind can continue to harm both us and our pets. Chlorine is a toxic respiratory irritant that can damage pets’ skin, eyes or other membranes. Chlorine is heavier than air and lands in low-lying areas where pets live. Because your pets are smaller and breathe faster than adults, they are even more vulnerable than children to toxic exposure. http://eartheasy.com/blog/2012/03/8-common-household-chemicals-harming-your-pets-their-non-toxic-alternatives/ Other resources echo the National Center for Health Sciences by saying, “I would caution against exposing your cat to bleach, because it can...
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