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Allergies to Cats

Many people are allergic to cats. It was once thought that these people were allergic only to dander and cat hair, however, it is now believed that these people might actually be allergic to protein particles that are found in various body fluids such as saliva, sweat (and yes, cats can sweat) and urine.

Does My Cat Have Asthma?

From my own personal experience, seeing my beloved cat experiencing an asthma attack is scary and confusing. After all, kitties regularly make horking noises when they cough up fur balls. How do you know the difference, why do felines get asthma in the first place, and what can you do to help her?

Allergies and your cat!

There are many common causes of allergies in cats, including food and fleas. Allergic reactions in cats can be prevented and properly managed with a plan.

 

Is Cinnamon Safe for Cats?

With fall quickly approaching, homes far and wide will be filled with smells of pumpkin, pine and cinnamon. Before mixing up a cinnamon spiced drink or baking cookies, it’s important to check, as with any recipe ingredient you’re unsure of, what spices could be harmful to your pets.

How to Combat Your Allergy of Pets

Fortunately, there are ways to manage pet allergies that don’t involve sending your pet away.

Ragdoll Cats: Hypoallergenic or Not?

There’s never a guarantee of zero allergic reactions, but the answer depends a bit on who you ask.

Flea Control and Flea Bite Allergies in Cats

Flea bite hypersensitivity or flea allergic dermatitis is very common in cats. In fact, it is the most common skin disease to be diagnosed in pets.

Cats and Allergies

The fleas are out in full force. Plants are blooming. Pollen is flying. And your cat may be suffering from allergies.

Sophie’s choice: Cats vs. allergies and asthma

I suffer from allergies and mild asthma related to cat dander, dust mites, exercise, and cold, dry air. Though these allergies manifest relatively mildly as sniffling, tightness in the chest and reduced lung capacity, they play an active role in my active, cardio-infused existence. And, yes, working and living with cats makes it...

Why is My Cat Losing Hair?

If your once huge furball of a cat is losing more hair than normal, the cause can range from physical to psychological reasons.

Gluten Free: What It Means for Cats

Gluten-free diets have become wildly popular for us, but should your cat be free of gluten, too?

The Cat or You? Coping with Pet Allergies

"When my doctor told me my itchy, swollen eyes and stuffy nose were an allergic reaction to my new cat, Munchkin, I was shocked. And then he told me it was either my health or the cat!"

Relief for Cat Allergy Sufferers

Are any of you cat owners out there allergic to your pets? If so, there may be some good news on the horizon for you.  

How to Fight Cat Allergies

Gesundheit! Are your friends and family allergic to your cat? Here are some ways to improve the situation -- without having to give your cat away.

Skin Disease Due to Food Allergies in Cats

While the pathogenesis of dermatologic food reactions is not fully understood, immediate reactions and delayed reactions to food are thought to be due to a hypersensitive immune response.

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