I got a kitten two weeks ago, and was planning on adopting him since he was 2 days old. I got toys to keep him occupied, got him vaccinated and flea treated, and play with him whenever I have the time. Over the past week though, I've been getting congested, with headaches and itchy, more-so-than-usual puffy eyes. He's my first pet, and I don't think I was sensitive enough to notice that I may be allergic. I wanted to confirm, so I sniffed the kitten, let him walk all over my face, etc, and my eyes became itchy, and a few hours later, I was more congested.
My roommate is allergic, so I can't let him out of my room, and though I vacuum, mop, and wipe the surfaces every week, I don't have the time nor energy to do it more frequently. The flooring is also carpet. My condition has been getting consistently worse due to sleep deprivation and allergic reaction, and it's affecting me at work.
I've been thinking of looking for a cat owner that would like a kitten, since he'll have company and care he would need, but I'm not sure what the best course of action would be.
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