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Are people more allergic to dark haired cats than lighter colored cats?

Asked by Member 1150503 on Jan 17th 2013 Tagged allergiestocats in Allergies
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Izadore (Izzie)

No. Color has nothing to do with allergic reactions, and some people who are severely allergic can have reactions to short-haired cats as well as long-haired one's. The reaction is not to the fur but to the dander on the skin. All cats have that, light or dark.

Izadore (Izzie) answered on 1/18/13. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 1 Report this answer