My cat has developed severe allergies


New member
Nov 22, 2022
Hi! My cat has developed severe allergies over the years that has resulted in endless amounts of trials to help form prescription foods, different litters and then a year worth of allergy shots. My vet said once all said and done that it may need another year of allergy shots to help her but I’m honestly not able to pay for another year of the shots when they didn’t seem to make any difference.

Does anyone have any advice on anything to help with her ripping out her fur? we have tried Benadryl atopica to help but i know long term atopica isn’t something I want to risk other issues down the line when that only seems to help so much as well.

Most of her allergies are dust, pollen, grass, cedar, pine for starters.


Author of The Cats of Stony River
Apr 20, 2016
Western NC
Hmmm. Is she indoor/outdoor or strictly indoor? Also could she have been bitten by a flea which started the allergy? Flea allergies can show up as regular allergies. Ask your vet if this is possible.

Also, a super-clean house will help with allergies, as well as good filters that are changed very often in your HVAC system.

Let us know how it goes.