The Balinese is nearly identical to the Siamese cat breed in most regards, except for its long coat and full plume tail. Despite its coat length, the affectionate and active breed is known for being a low-shedder and just needs a weekly brushing.
Some people believe the short, wavy coat of the Cornish Rex doesn't tend to shed as much dander as longhaired cats or cats with dense coats. Rex cats only have a fine undercoat and no topcoat at all.
Like the Cornish Rex, some people also recommend the Devon Rex as one of the best cat breeds for people with allergies. Its wavy coat doesn’t tend to shed much,
The Javanese resulted from a cross with a Balinese and colorpoint shorthair, creating a Siamese-like cat with long hair and a wider coat color range.
The Oriental is a cross of several cat breeds, including the American shorthair, Abyssinian, and Siamese. These athletic, playful, and intelligent cats are moderate shedders that require brushing a couple of times a week.
The Russian blue is generally an even-tempered cat breed that anecdotally is good for people with mild cat allergies. Its plush, shimmering coat is somewhat low-shedding and typically only requires weekly brushing.
While the Cornish Rex and Devon Rex are typically high-energy cats, the Selkirk Rex is much more laidback. But like the other Rex cats, this breed also has a wavy coat that sheds minimally.
The popular Siamese is also supposed to be a low-allergen cat breed, though there is no definitive scientific evidence to that point.
The Siberian cat's claim in the hypoallergenic department stems from the belief that this breed produces relatively little of the Fel d 1 allergen compared to other cats.