Join us in building the world's most powerful feline genetic database
At the Basepaws laboratory we're searching for smarter ways to care for cats. Your pet's DNA samples play a key role in paving the way towards further discovery.
The latest in pet science -
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Your cat DNA Test Kit includes:
A non-invasive DNA
Our swab kit is simple for easy at-home use, without causing your cat any discomfort.
How to collect a good DNA sample from your cat.
Your cat's Breed, Wildcat, Traits & Health data will continue to update as our database grows.
Pay no return or tracking fees from within the US.
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5 Easy Steps
Order a Basepaws CatKit online. Our CatKits ship in 3-5 business days from order confirmation.
Collect a hair or swab sample from your cat by following the instructions in your CatKit.
Input your CatKit’s barcode ID at basepaws.com.
Send in your sample and we will notify you when it is received.
In 8-10 weeks (depending on database size) you will receive your report via email.
It's in their genes
Lion? Puma? Persian? Your cat’s closest relatives may explain their behavior.
Our Breed and Wildcat Index Report is our first step! It includes our findings about your cat’s breed groups and similarity to some key wild cats.
What people are saying
Have you ever wondered where your cat gets its fluffy tail from? Thanks to a cat breed DNA test, you can learn about their traits and possible diseases they may obtain throughout their life. Purchase a cat DNA kit today to learn more about your cat’s breed.
This cross-species database of genotypic and phenotypic data will be the first of its kind to positively affect the health of members of the family.
As the first cat care company focused on the building blocks of genetics, Basepaws aims to not only analyze the genetics of your cat, but to also build a database of feline genetic data that will help to make new connections and discoveries in cat health.
No one knows your cat like you, yet you’d be amazed by what you can learn from their genetics.Order My CATKit
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