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Cat Allergies

Siberian cats open low-allergen café in Canada

A friend in Ottawa sent us this news story from neigbouring Chelsea, Quebec. Opening soon: a café for people allergic to cats, featuring…cats. Siberian cats, naturally. Michael Lebrun, co-owner of Siberian Cat Café, is allergic to cats. But in 2013 … Continue reading

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Allergen testing completed on the 3 Siberian kittens

We’ve completed the necessary 3 rounds of saliva sampling for Ariana, Alfie and Alexander, and the samples are now on their way by courier to the USA for analysis of their Fel d1 content. The kittens responded well to the … Continue reading

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Round one of kitten allergen testing completed

The kittens had their first round of saliva sampling today, to test their levels of Fel d1 allergen, which is what triggers most allergic reactions to cats. Fortunately, Judee has been training them for the past week, getting them used … Continue reading

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Yikes! Cats on a plane

Being allergic to cats is nothing to sneeze at (sorry!). And I can’t imagine a much worse situation for anyone with a cat allergy than being on an airplane where cats are traveling just metres away in the passenger compartment. … Continue reading

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Allergies don’t mean you can’t have a cat

Italian researchers believe people who do not have cats in their childhood are almost twice as likely to develop cat “sensitisation” in adulthood. And they say that people who have other allergies, or who allow a cat into their bedroom, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Seacliffe Siberians

Seacliffe Siberians’ aim is to breed low-allergen Siberians for people who would love to own a beautiful cat, but suffer from cat allergies. Our Siberian kittens are pedigreed, bred from lines with no known history of HCM or PKD (heart … Continue reading

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