Allergic to cats
If You have already decided what breed of cats will take and what sex is, then read some more tips on safe life of the allergic substance with a cat. This is the second part of articles about the Allergy to the cat, if you haven’t read the first quick jump.
It is possible to carry out tests to detect allergies to a particular breed or a cat. The clinic can prepare a small amount of the allergen taken from a certain breed or cat. You can do something even simpler, make arrangements with the breeder let him give You the dates, favourite cat. When you take her to himself, more are near her, caress her, stroke, let them lick your hands, but, of course, and don’t forget about Allergy medication, let will be on hand, just in case. If Allergy symptoms are not there you can leave a cat, but discuss with the breeder the possibility of a return of the animal in a week so will be more reliable.
Not all allergies that we used to think
If after contact with cats You feel the symptoms of allergies, do not rush to put his own sentence “I’m allergic to the cat.” The first thing you need to consult a doctor because these symptoms can be caused by diseases of the cats transmissible to humans. For example: runny nose and conjunctivitis can mask hamidos, toxoplasmosis, Mycoplasma. Every redness, itches, rashes can be the cause of the disease depriving the cat. Even when viewed from your pet, You don’t need to detect, because it will only be a carrier of the disease. For example, cat is a carrier of hlamidoz, she has obvious signs of conjunctivitis is not observed or do You not pay attention to minor discharge from the eyes. Or the cat’s coat ticks, but they don’t bother her, but getting on a person cause redness and itching. There are cases that an Allergy can be manifested at the food bowl, litter, toys, etc.
What to do if you have Allergy to the cat is already living with You?
The first thing that will advise you in the hospital – it is certainly THROW away YOUR PET! Do not rush, as they say, “shoot from the hip”. I understand it’s hard, especially if it concerns a new family member (baby), but how many have lived with you kitty. You know, there is a solution, you just have to look.
The person who suffers from allergies you need to restrict access to the allergen.
Rarely Pat the cat, do not take the hands, do not touch the face. Okay, You tell a cat to do this? Well, for example, play with her special toy – fishing rod or ball, and combing. bathing and care of toilet entrust to perform another family member.
Often bathe your cat. it is advisable certainly not for yourself, at least once a week, and even with the use of special shampoos. This will significantly reduce the concentration of the allergen.
Do not let the cat into Your room, especially the bed, avoid favorite vacation spot of the cat.
Touched the cat? Wash your hands!
Don’t forget that frequent house cleaning with the use of anti-Allergy filters (vacuum cleaner), plus dry cleaning, plus ventilation, very good reduces the concentration of allergens.
For those who are preparing to become parents
‘ve probably heard the expression: “where there are children, animals must not be!”, now this is complete nonsense! It has long been proven by scientists the sooner the child will have contact with the animal, the smaller the percentage of Allergy . According to statistics, if You have a home live at least one animal, then the probability of the occurrence of allergies is 12%, if there are none, or 15.5%. Well, if You have 2 or more cats or dogs, then the likelihood that Your child will suffer from allergies just 8%. So think for yourself.
Therefore, do not deny yourself the pleasure to have a home to such a beautiful animal like a cat, and the animal well and the child hardening of the immune system.