The cause of Allergy to cats
The main cause of allergies to cats is a substance called "glycoprotein". It is produced by the sebaceous glands of the animal and is spread through the air, falling into the respiratory organs. Healthy people on such a process does not respond, but the hypoallergenic glycoprotein is causing a lot of suffering.
Even if you have a hypoallergenic cat, often try to ventilate the apartment and bathe your pet. Try to limit the contact of the animal with your clothes.
Scientists for many years trying to prove whether there are breeds of cats, which can be considered hypoallergenic. The unequivocal answer to this question scientific research has not yet been given. However, there is a list of the varieties of cats who, due to certain properties of wool, practically do not cause allergies. It is noteworthy that cats are less allergenic than cats.
Bald cats for Allergy sufferers
A hairless cat can make far not every host. These animals have a fairly exotic and require special care. However, for Allergy sufferers they are a chance to make at home a four-legged pet.
There are special wipes and air fresheners, which reduce the amount of allergens. Such funds should buy, even if you have a hypoallergenic cat.
To bald hypoallergenic cats include breed "Sphinx". Such animals are completely devoid of hair and produce a minimum amount of glycoprotein.
Hypoallergenic cats with short hair
There are breeds of cats also do not cause allergies, but has not such an exotic appearance, like the sphinxes. A Prime example is "Rex". Breed "Devon Rex", for example, has a distinctive feature in the form of short wavy or even curly hair. In addition, these cats not only cause allergies, but very rarely shed. Special care they require and are not fussy by nature.
The Russian blue cat is also suitable for Allergy sufferers. Her coat is short and looks very cute. Animals are pretty well fed physique and have a beautiful velvety shade of hair. They look like plush toys.
The Javanese cat also has a muscular appearance and short coat without undercoat. As Russian blue, it is optimally suited for joint accommodation with allergies.
Fluffy hypoallergenic cats
The most prominent representative of a fluffy hypoallergenic cat is the Siberian breed. The coat of these animals is long, but hormone that causes allergies, they almost do not emit.
Balinese cats, which is often called the "longhaired Siamese", also have thick and fluffy hair, but the enzyme that causes allergies, they emit a minimal amount. Externally, this species did not correlate with the characteristics of "hypoallergenic".