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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.

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...

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?

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.

Cat Food Allergy: Dealing with Common Culprits in your Cat's Food

Allergies to certain food ingredients are sometimes seen in cats. Like humans, an animal of any age can develop an allergy at any time.

Best Cats & Dogs for People with Allergies

Do you and your family suffer from cat or dog allergies? Check out these 11 pets.

What to do About Long Haired Cat Allergies

Cat allergies can be a legitimate concern when considering whether or not to bring home a kitten. Though it’s common to believe that a cat’s silky coat is the number one cause of your runny nose, there’s actually much more to the story than the length of a cat’s hair.

Cats and Allergies

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

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.

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.

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.

Skin Inflammation Due to Allergies (Atopy) in Cats

Atopic Dermatitis is an inflammatory, chronic skin disease associated with allergies. These allergic reactions can be brought on by normally harmless substances like grass, mold spores, house dust mites, and other environmental allergens.

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?

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.