Filter by: ALLERGY


Cat Allergy: Are You Allergic To Your Kitty? Cat Allergy: Are You Allergic To Your Kitty?
Basepaws
02/05/2019

According to Allergy UK, the UK’s leading medical charity dealing with allergies, pets represent the second most important cause of home allergies in hoomans. Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America confirms that in the US, three in ten people have allergic reactions to cats and dogs. And, interestingly, cat allergies seem to be twice as common as dog allergies. Life with cat allergies raises a lot of questions for all of us longing to keep a kitty. And Basepaws is here to answer them for you! From the causes and diagnosis, to the treatment and prevention, here is our guide through cat allergies.

Read More
Achoo! Do You Have an Allergic Kitty? Achoo! Do You Have an Allergic Kitty?
Basepaws
06/29/2018

Every cat has an immune system that fights off harmful substances (bacteria and viruses) with antibodies and protects its host from the enemies. But sometimes, just like in humans, a cat’s immune system can be overly sensitive and mistake completely harmless proteins for dangerous substances. This is when your kitty will develop an allergic reaction.

Read More
Allergy to Cats Allergy to Cats
Basepaws
03/01/2018

Please note that you're reading the old version of this article. You can find the updated article here.

According to Allergy UK, the UK’s leading medical charity dealing with allergies, pets represent the second most important cause of home allergies in humans. In the US, three in ten people have allergic reactions to cats and dogs. And cat allergies seem to be twice as common as dog allergies. Life with cat allergies raises a lot of questions to all of us feline lover, from what they really are and how to recognize them, to treatment and avoidance. Here is what we need to know.

Read More