Cats and Allergies

Many people mistakenly believe that if they have allergies to cats, they must not have cats.  The reality is that it's VERY possible to own a cat and have allergies.  Adult allergy sufferers have access to many new products such as air purifiers and medications that were not previously available.  Most of the volunteers who work at the shelter have allergies.  It comes down to a choice.  One must decide that the joy of having a cat is worth the little extra effort required.  The inconvenience of using these products is arguably worth the many rewards of having a loyal pet friend.  Here are some links to articles concerning pet allergies as well as products that might be helpful:


Top 10 Ways to Decrease Your Allergies to Cats

Allergies and Cats Coexisting in Peace

Cat Allergy Solutions

Multiple Pets May Decrease Allergies

Childhood Allergies and Asthma

Humane Society:  Allergies to Pets

Human Allergies to Cats



Allergy Buyers Club

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