The non-allergic cats which are also called hypoallergic or non-allergic cats breeds, are known to produce very fewer allergens, which is the primary cause of spreading allergy and are very significant to have a less allergy-triggering effect, and are vital to have a less allergy-triggering effect.
According to a survey, it has been seen that mostly people likely to have cats as pets rather than going for dogs but finding allergy symptoms are terrible to them because most of the cats look same.
Why people get allergic to cats?
According to a survey a nonallergic cats allergy is twice as high as from the dog allergy, mostly people get allergic to cat due to the following reasons
- Their saliva
- Dried skin
Types of non-allergic cats fur
Mostly cats have three types of hair (fur), also called cat’s coat which is as under
- The outer layer which is also known as guard hair
- The middle layer
- The third layer is called as down hair
Types of cats
Those People who are suffering from cat allergies but are very fond of cats should think about Russian Blue because these types of cat produce fewer allergens in the atmosphere and fall into the category of nonallergic cats.
Russian blues do not shed its fur too much, and this cat also produces less glycoprotein Fel d 1, a substance which is a cause of allergy to many people.
This type of cat breed, have long fuzzy hair, it is also called “Longhaired Siamese,” mostly peoples think that cat allergy is in the cat fur, but it is not very true.
In fact, the cat allergy is due to proteins which are present in the cat skin oil and saliva which is a primary cause of the allergic reaction, The Balinese cats produce less protein substance called Fel D1, and Balinese cat fur carries less allergen.
The Devon Rex has a little to no top coat, soft, fine down hair and looks similar to Cornish Rexes.
The Devon Rex sheds the microscopic amount of hair and produces fewer allergens.
The Bengal cat produces less Fel D1 protein as compared to other cat breeds; that’s why the Bengal cat is in the category of non-allergic cats.
The Bengals cats have very elegant, beautiful and unique pelts on their coat, its skin hair thickness is not very thick, so its fur has less allergen saliva.
These type of cats shed less than other or don’t shed much hair resulting less dander spreading in the atmosphere
These types of nonallergic cats breed are ‘t hairless, have soft with less hair undercoat of down hair resulting they shed less fur as compared to other cats breed. As a result, they spread less allergen in the surrounding and less harmful to people’s.
Siberian cats keep beautifully long shaggy fur, but even then they come in the category of nonallergic cats because they produce very less protein called Fel D1 than an average cat. These types of cats look breathtaking and innocent and also less harmful to allergic peoples.
This cat breed is very suitable for the peoples suffering from cat allergy because these cats spread less amount of allergen. There are more than three hundred types of patterns and colors of its coat’s fur; these cats keep a very fine coat.
Amazing, these cats breeds are hairless and no fur at all, ultimately no allergens spreading and the best cat among all, for allergic peoples.
These cats have unique curly fur due to that they shed less fur than other cats and due to their curly hair structure they spread less dander around
Javanese cat breeds also comes in the class of nonallergic cats, keeps a single instead of three coats which are the fine top coat and also have less hair due to a single layer, which means it floats less allergen and dander around, that’s why these cats are also called the non-allergic cats.