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Anyway, it has always been my beleif that households with pets have kids with fewer allergies because they build up antigens and immunities against them sooner. People that didn't have contact with animals as small children may be more likely to have allergies because they never built up a tolerance. I'm sure I've seen some studies, but don't have a link or anything.
I grew up in a house with a cat, and never had the slightest reaction to any cat until I went away to college and wasn't around cats for a few months. Then I began to have symptoms whenever I came home.
Have been living with 2 cats now for almost 10 yrs and no allergy whatsoever, I can rub my face in their coats and it's fine.
I don't think there's any reason to assume there will be a problem, until it happens.
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