When someone is “allergic” to cats, what they are reacting to is hair, dander and saliva.
While there is no breed of cat that is completely allergen free, there are cats that are better suited for people with allergies because they shed less (meaning less dander) and produce less saliva.
If you have allergies and really want a cat, you might want to look into the following breeds:
By choosing a cat that is “hypoallergenic”, you can enjoy being around a cat and having a cat.
To further reduce allergens, here are some tips you should do on a regular basis:
A couple other tips:
Cats make wonderful pets, and a cat that is easier for someone with allergies to be around, is a great cat for the whole family!