Reimagining the Power of Feline Nutrition: Managing Cat Allergens

Welcome to our virtual symposium. In veterinary medicine, our focus is primarily on the animals but we also recognise the benefits that come from a close bond between a pet and their owner.

With one in five adults worldwide suffering from sensitivities to cat allergens (Bousquet et al., 2007; Zahradnik and Raulf, 2017), relinquishment of the cat has sometimes been the only option for affected individuals and their families.

Now there’s a safe and proven approach that uses an egg product ingredient in cat food to neutralise the major cat allergen, Fel d 1, at its source in cats’ saliva before it gets into the environment (Satyaraj et al., 2019a; Satyaraj et al. 2019b).

This Purina Institute symposium focuses on the science of human allergy to cats and approaches that help manage cat allergens.

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Purina Institute Symposium
Wednesday 8th July, 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm

7.30pm

Welcome and Introducing the Purina Institute:
Libby Sheridan, MVB MRCVS, Purina® Veterinary Technical Affairs Manager, UK & Ireland

7.40pm

Human Allergy to Cats – The Implications For Feline Welfare and Impact on the Human-Companion Animal Bond:
Andy Sparkes BVetMed, PhD, DipECVIM, MANZCVS, MRCVS

8.25pm

Novel Nutrition for Managing Feline Allergens:
E. Satyaraj PhD

9.10pm

Panel Q&A

Can’t attend on the day? Registration gives you access to recordings of the symposium and access to our free prize draw with the chance to win a Tablet*.

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References
Bousquet PJ, Chinn S, Janson C, Kogevinas M, Burney P and Jarvis D (2007). Geographical variation in the prevalence of positive skin tests to environmental aeroallergens in the European Community Respiratory Health Survey I, Allergy 62(3): 301-309. Doi: 10.1111/j.1398-9995.2006.01293.x

Zahradnik E and Raulf M (2017). Respiratory allergens from furred mammals: environmental and occupational exposure, Veterinary Sciences 4(3):38. Doi: 10.3390/vetsci4030038

Satyaraj E, Sun P and Sherrill S (2019). Fel d 1 blocking anti bodies against the major cat allergen Fel d 1. Presented at the annual meeting of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Lisbon, Portugal.

Satyaraj E, Li Q, Sun P and Sherrill S (2019). Anti -Fel d 1 immunoglobulin Y anti body-containing egg ingredient lowers allergen levels in cat saliva, Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 21(10): 875-881. Doi: 10.1177/1098612X19861218

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