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lynnm1947 posted 9/12/2013 10:43 AM

I am allergic to cat dander, but my S/O loves cats. He has suggested (and I can't tell if he's serious) that we get this breed. I personally don't think I could live with Golum day in, day out. What do you think?

TrulyReconciled posted 9/12/2013 10:53 AM

Yikes ... there's Grumpy Cat and then there's Beelzebub

Crescita posted 9/12/2013 11:19 AM

Awe, I'd love that kitty to pieces!

You even get to (well have to) bathe them regularly because their skin produces an oil that can be quite stinky.

nowiknow23 posted 9/12/2013 11:20 AM

I'm sure the cat's personality would be more of a factor than his/her looks. If it was a total sweetie, you'd come around.

tushnurse posted 9/12/2013 12:56 PM

There are breeds that tend to be less allergenic than others. My Maine Coon mut didn't bother my mom at all, but the one I have now pretty much prevent her from entering my home.

SisterMilkshake posted 9/12/2013 13:04 PM

Look at its bum! Uuummm, no thank you.

I love kitty's, and I am sure nik is right about the personality thing. I bet these cats do have kick ass personalities 'cause they sure don't have the looks thing going for them.

My Maine Coon mut didn't bother
Hey, tushnurse, I have one of those, too. And, I am very allergic to cats, they can trigger severe asthmatic reactions in me. My bedroom is a cat free zone and whenever I touch Binx I wash my hands. We have had him for 5 years now and I haven't had an asthma attack once!

sinsof thefather posted 9/12/2013 13:12 PM

Awe, I'd love that kitty to pieces!

Awww... me too.... he'd be my *special* little kitty. I'd definitely love him.


Serious question here though if anyone knows - does this breed of cat have high temperature requirements and need cat jackets indoors etc.,?

SuperDuperWonderboy posted 9/12/2013 13:18 PM

nowiknow23 posted 9/12/2013 13:26 PM

Kitties riding roombas = untoppable.

lynnm1947 posted 9/12/2013 13:48 PM

My S/O says, in a whiney voice, "But....you could buy him the most delightful little outfits." As if.

Sad in AZ posted 9/12/2013 14:04 PM

Sphinx cats are pretty cool. I'd like to have one.

broken2 posted 9/12/2013 14:05 PM

Um,... negative!!!!

Sad in AZ posted 9/12/2013 22:51 PM

I didn't read your post all the way through, Lynn; don't get one of these for allergies--they don't have any hair, but they have a very real dander problem. They need to be wiped down daily.

wannabenormal posted 9/12/2013 23:10 PM

No because I think he'd win in a fight. He looks mean and tough!

inhishands55 posted 9/12/2013 23:11 PM

I'm sorry that is not a pretty kitty...I don't know what I would call it...Not my cat for one thing though...

I like the furry ones best....

sadcat posted 9/13/2013 05:59 AM

I love naked cats! But for allergies I hear that siberians are a good breed.

lynnm1947 posted 9/13/2013 08:01 AM

I've heard that, too. Sad, thanks for the info on sphinx re: dander. Now I have ammunition!

Rebreather posted 9/13/2013 09:23 AM

Why is it inside out?! /Joey

silverhopes posted 9/13/2013 10:27 AM

Isn't that Scary Cat, one of Grumpy Cat's nemeses?

Vulcanized posted 9/13/2013 12:08 PM

Hell yeah! But ... only if he was a rescue.

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