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Puma is rescued and adopted by a couple, and they treat him like a pampered housecat.

Do you think a puma cat would make a good house pet? Many people have probably considered this; after all, having a huge, potentially dangerous cat is..

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Have you ever thought of keeping a puma cat as a house cat?

It’s “too cool” to own a huge, potentially dangerous cat, so we’re guessing you’ve considered it too. But, in reality, is it secure to have a puma as a pet? The correct response is “no,” of course! There’s no getting around the fact that keeping an exotic pet at home is extremely dangerous. You must exercise extreme caution and care at all times if you decide to keep a puma as a pet. You can avoid issues if you take your time getting to know the pet and are cautious around it.

We came across the story of Aleksandr and Mariya Dmitriev, a Russian couple who rescued a puma cat in 2016 and brought it into their apartment. They gave the Puma cat its name in honour of the soccer star Lionel Messi, and it seems the real Messi (puma) is living the good life. We found out that Messi, then only three months old, was sold to a petting zoo in Penza despite his health problems. The petting zoo staff decided to put Messi down because the wild cat couldn’t survive in a zoo or wildlife sanctuary, but God had other plans for the poor cat. His guardian angels, Aleksandr and Mariya, came to the cat’s aid and brought him back to safety.

Here’s a picture of the beautiful Puma AKA Messi, chilling in his owner’s lap!

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Cats being cats.

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It’s Messi’s bath time!

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Messi loves giving cuddles to his owner!

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Messi in the blanky, chillin!

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How happy he is…awww!

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He loves playing with his favorite toys!

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“Hey, hooman. Is it my bath time yet?”

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Lazy Sunday’s be like:

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“Who me? Why would I do that?”

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As soon as Messi went viral online, people admired Dmitrievs for the care he gave to the famous big cat. But they also had to deal with criticism, as the exotic cat is not without its own dangers. They were advised to take Messi to a wildlife sanctuary, but the couple refused, saying their pet couldn’t survive in the wild. Messi is an exception to the couple’s rule that people should not get exotic animals and keep them in their homes because he is mellow and quiet. Additionally, we must not overlook the fact that he also experienced health problems.

“What are we having, hooman?”

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Awww… this is such an adorable picture!

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Peek-a-boo!

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I’d shat myself if I ever see him sitting like that.

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Did you know that there is more than one name for a puma? Mountain lions, cougars, and red tigers are all names for these cats. The couple, however, is considering adopting a leopard as well because they believe that the Puma needs a companion. And you’re absolutely right. Also, a LEOPARD.

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Due to the obvious dangers involved, we do not believe it is a good idea to keep exotic animals in a home. Things seem to be going well for the couple, so here’s hoping they don’t have to find out the hard way. Share your ideas and opinions on the subject in the space provided below.

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