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Astrid Mannes is an animal behaviorist, specialised in cats, with 20+ years of experience in the field. As a child, she was known for playing with cats instead of dolls. She has worked as a veterinary assistant, rehabilitated and re-homed problem cats and is continuously expanding her knowledge in the animal behaviour field.

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Are Sphynx Cats hypoallergenic?
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The Sphynx is…an odd sort of cat. They show us what cats look like beneath all that fur. It certainly takes a moment to get used to it. But, could it possibly be that their lack of fur is the […]

Are Himalayan cats hypoallergenic? Allergy management for you and your kitty.
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The Himalayan is gorgeous, sweet, playful and laid-back. They’re like the perfect combination of their parent breeds, the Siamese and the Persian. While kitten-like in their playfulness, they are very much an indoor cat who likes to chill with their […]

Are Balinese Cats hypoallergenic? Tips for Families with Allergies
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The Balinese cat is known for its intelligence, goofing about and general people loving character. Vocal and adventurous, with a huge penchant towards public displays of affection, this kitty has a huge personality, as well as a huge heart. And […]

Are Siberian Cats Hypoallergenic? Tips for Families with Allergies
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The Siberian is playful, lovable, curious and utterly fluffy. A gorgeous breed from Russia, this breed has a lot going for it. But, it is in fact none of this that makes this breed stand out.  The Siberian owes its […]

Are Russian Blue cats hypoallergenic? Tips for Families with Allergies
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The Russian Blue is regal, intelligent, curious and utterly gorgeous. They are also quite sensitive to their humans and love to learn tricks. So, who wouldn’t want this absolute stunner of a cat as part of their family? However… are […]

Are Ragdoll Cats Hypoallergenic? [15 Tips Against Allergy]
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The Ragdoll is fluffy, kind, easy-going and utterly adorable. What’s not to like? Ahh…their fur. Could it possibly cause you some serious discomfort. Or, are they truly perfect in every way?  Are Ragdoll cats hypoallergenic? Sadly, Ragdoll cats are NOT […]

5 Best Cats for Allergy suffers
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Say you want to have a feline companion of your very own…but you are allergic. That would be rather problematic, wouldn’t it? Maybe, but perhaps there is hope, afterall!  You see, certain cat breeds are rumored to cause less of […]