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Do hypoallergenic cats even exist? 3 myths dispelled about cat allergies

By Susan Hazel, Senior Lecturer, School of Animal and Veterinary Science, University of Adelaide
Julia Henning, PhD Candidate, University of Adelaide
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Cats are great companions, but for some people their company comes at a cost. Up to 1 in 5 people have an allergic response to cats, and this figure is increasing.

There are many myths about allergies to cats, but what is fact and what is fiction? And can you still have a cat if you’re allergic?

Myth #1: People are allergic to cat hair

There is an element of truth…The Conversation

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