|Posted on July 28, 2014 at 12:00 AM|
1. No Pets in the Cat Allergic Bedroom: Keep allergens out of the bedroom - 8 hours of allergy free breathing can make the difference between no to low reactivity and an uncomfortably itchy/sneazy time. Always bathe before bed, and leave that day's clothing in a bathroom hamper instead of in the bedroom.
2. Use Air Filters: Carefully research air filtration units, and place one in your bedroom and one in the kitten's bedroom. Repl...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 26, 2014 at 10:00 PM|
Fel d 1 is a tiny protein expressed in saliva, skin oils, and via the anal glands. Salivary Fel d 1 is spread through the fur during grooming, and sebaceous Fel d 1 also spreads through the fur through expression. The Fel d 1 enters the atmosphere via loose hair, dander, and the litter box.. The allergen is very stable and can remain active in the environment for over a year. Anally expressed Fel d 1 ends up in the litter box, of course, which is why Unfair Rule...Read Full Post »
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|Posted on November 12, 2013 at 4:50 PM|
ForestWind Siberians has just
been interviewed by The Wall Street Journal about our cattery and Siberians'
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|Posted on November 1, 2013 at 6:45 AM|
Preparing Your Home to Welcome Allergic Holiday Guests
It won't be long before families will be gathering together to celebrate the many holidays that fall in the last months of the year. Windows will be washed, tablecloths ironed, and traditional dishes baked in preparation of the arrival of out-of-town guests.
Thoughtful hosts and hostesses plan seating ar...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 27, 2013 at 12:05 AM|
Another ForestWind Siberian Cats love story... " Melinda always gets allergic reactions within moments o...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 17, 2013 at 2:05 AM|
“I just discovered that my Siberian has mats in her coat. What should I do?”
This is a VERY popular question for cat groomers. Siberian cats can get mats in the most awkward places -- armpits, rump, lower belly, under the chin, or behind the ears.
Anxious about trying to comb out or finger pick out a mat, Siberian cat o...Read Full Post »