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To the Rescue: Two Bathing Alternatives For Kitty Allergy Relief

I've definitely heard conflicting advice when it comes to dealing with cat allergies. While some recommend washing a pet to reduce the amount of allergens released into the air, others say that bathing will cause her to lick herself more . . . thus increasing the amount of allergy-causing saliva on her coat. Since coaxing a cat into a tub doesn't sound like fun no matter what, here are two other ways to combat this problem.

While having someone comb your pet frequently and properly dispose of the hair is a good way to limit the flying fur on your furniture, taking a damp micro fiber cloth and rubbing down the cat's coat can help get rid of visible dander and pick up stray hairs, too.

To hear of the product to apply straight to the coat, read more.

The solution Allerpet can be applied to a pet with a washcloth once a week (or more often) to cleanse the hair of saliva (Fel d1) and dander better than water alone. Any of you have tips for living with allergies and cats? I'd love to hear them in the comments below!

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