It was developed through selective breeding starting in the 1960sthe skin should have the texture of chamois as it has fine hairs or they may be completely hairlesswhiskers may be present either whole or broken or may be totally absent. Cat allergy in humans is an allergic reaction to one or more allergens produced by catsthe most common of these allergens are the glycoprotein fel d 1 secreted by the cats sebaceous glands and fel d 4 which is expressed in salivaan allergic reaction is a histamine reaction that is usually characterized by coughing wheezing chest tightening itching nasal congestion rash watering eyes.
Cat breeds different types of cats.
Abyssinian cat allergies. Abyssinian to himalayan japanese bobtail to pixie bob. Breeding by themselves cats were mainly used for hunting down and killing rodents. If youre looking for a low allergen cat choose a cat that sheds minimally.
Bella blue is an adult blue female spayed abyssinian with beautiful green eyes found wandering around midtown atlanta by two kind young ladies who then found us and brought her to us. But is there such a thing as a hypoallergenic cat. For the other cat breeds please click on the relevant link below.
Tips to reduce allergies to cats have your male cat neutered. They are identified by their unusually short legs. From the earliest history of cats dating over 9500 years they have often figured alongside man and been a popular subject of many legends.
This however is a natural genetic mutation not manmade. Hypoallergenic cat breeds could be the solution for cat lovers with allergies. History of munchkin cat breed.
They also have a narrow long head and webbed feet. Munchkin cats are a relatively new breed of cats. The sphynx cat is a breed of cat known for its lack of coat fur.
Im a cat person and id love to have one okay maybe two but my husbands allergic. With the progress of time and human intervention hybridization took place in different parts of the world giving rise to many. Washing your cat in plain water can be useful to remove the fel d 1 from the cats coat.
People with dander allergies will appreciate hypoallergenic cats because their coats produce much less dander than other breeds. Each breed is summarised and there is button link which goes to much more. The playful affectionate cornish rex is a small to medium size cat with an extraordinary appearance from his egg shaped head and curly whiskers to his short coat with bent hairs.