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Cats Are More Allergic Than Dogs

Allergic reactions are set off by proteins released by animals. These proteins can be from dried skin flecks or from dander. Both cats and dogs produce these, but cats have an

additional allergenic element. As a cat licks itself, proteins in saliva dry on the fur, then flake off into the air. Allergy-prone people may be particularly susceptible to these airborne proteins.

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