12 Ways to Beat Cat Allergies
Coping with cats
By Anne Harding
Do you have cat allergies? It doesn't mean you have to skip visits with your feline-loving friends and family.
With a little preparation, you should be able to go anywhere without ending up with itchy, red eyes, a tickly throat, sneezing, or even shortness of breathall of which happen when people allergic to cats encounter cat dander.
Cat dander is more than just cat hair; it's skin cells, saliva, and other proteins that can cause your body to release histamine, an immune system protein that's ultimately to blame for your miserable symptoms.