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The Ultimate Hypoallergenic Cats Quiz
by Staff
You simply adore feline bundles of fluff, but unfortunately you break out in hives and teary eyes whenever you approach them. Is there a solution? You bet, and Allerca Lifestyle Pets has got it! Find out about their hypoallergenic cats by taking this quiz.

Of all the people who are allergic to cats, how many keep one as a pet?

  • one quarter
  • one third
  • one half

What can an allergic cat lover do to lessen the harmful effects of proximity to cats?

  • immunotherapy
  • music therapy
  • art therapy

If you wanted to purchase a hypoallergenic cat from Allerca Lifestyle Pets, how much would it cost you?

  • 600
  • 6000
  • 16000

In general, what breed is the hypoallergenic cat?

  • Norwegian Forest Cat
  • American Bobtail
  • British Shorthair

The waiting list for getting a 12-week-old hypoallergenic kitten is two years, but you are desperate to lay your hands on one, what can you do to speed up the process?

  • Pay another $2,000 to get on the Premium Placement program.
  • There's nothing you can do -- that's how long it takes.
  • Keep calling the company every two weeks to remind them how interested you really are.

If you're allergic to cats, chances are that it's the Fel d 1 glycoprotein that's giving you the itches. Where on a cat is this found?

  • in the fur and whiskers
  • in the paws and claws
  • in the skin and saliva

What is the recommendation of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America for people who are allergic to pets?

  • Take antihistamines before approaching them.
  • Don't touch their fur.
  • Avoid them altogether.

Which of these home remedies lessens the allergic effects on people?

  • getting a neutered male cat, if you must get a cat at all
  • washing your cat twice a week
  • both of the above

When an allergic person comes across an allergen, the body releases IgE antibodies, which triggers a release of histamines. What happens then?

  • The soft tissues around the eyes, nose and throat become sensitive.
  • The red blood cells multiply.
  • The extremities begin to swell.

Of the allergy-related asthma sufferers, what percentage are due to cat allergies?

  • 20 percent
  • 30 percent
  • 50 percent

If someone produces an allergic reaction to one of Allerca's hypoallergenic cats, what does the company offer?

  • an exchange or a credit for a new cat
  • a three-month trial, after which they hold no responsibility
  • a one-year guarantee with a full refund

How does Allerca produce hypoallergenic cats?

  • through bioengineering
  • through genetic cloning
  • through selective breeding

Using the concept of genetic divergence, Allerca sped up a process that arguably would have taken place through nature over a much longer period of time. What name does the company give to their technique?

  • bioinformatics
  • bioevolution
  • glycodivergence

What genetic damage do Allerca cats show?

  • poor eyesight
  • none whatsoever
  • a shortened lifespan

Are the Allerca cats spayed or neutered or is this responsibility left to the new owner?

  • It's left to the new owner.
  • They arrive spayed or neutered.
  • They arrive before being neutered but are neutered at four months at Allerca's expense.