Are American Wirehair cats hypoallergenic?

American Wirehair

I am sorry to say that the American Wirehair is not hypoallergenic. ‘Hypoallergenic’ in respect of cat breeds means a breed that has a reduced effect on people who are allergic to cats. There is nothing in the reference books or anecdotally which encourages me to say that they are. This is a pretty …

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Cat Hair

Selkirk Rex Longhair

A cat has three main types of cat hair and whiskers The hair types can overlap in appearance: Guard hairs Bristle or awn hairs Down hairs (wool hairs) Whiskers All cat hair molts. This happens all year long and seasonally (summer – it is the presence of light that kicks off the shedding). Molting affects …

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