Complete your kit in 3 easy steps
1Collect your cat's DNA
2Activate your CatKit online3Mail in your sampleReceive DNA report in 8-10 weeks
Your CatKit DNA test includes
A non-invasive DNA collection method
Collect a swab sample from your cat's inner cheek by following the instructions printed inside your CatKit.See how easy it is
Continuous report updates
Your cat's Breed, Wildcat, Traits & Health data will continue to update as our database grows.How our reports work
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Pay no return or tracking fees from within the US.
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Know your cat – inside and out
Basepaws is still learning, but we can’t wait to share what we know. As we sample more DNA and gleam more insights — we’ll send new discoveries about your cat straight to your dashboard.
- Breed Groups
- Wildcat Index
- Chromosome Map
- Coming Soon
More like a Royal Persian or a cuddly Ragdoll? Find out which breeds and traits make up your cat!
Did your kitty inherit more DNA from a lion or a tiger? Find out!
A chromosome map visualizes where each section of your cat’s genetic code relates to known cat breeds.
- PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease)
- HCM (Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy)
- Blood type
- …and much more
- Sibling matches
- Relative finder
- Genetic counseling
360 Cat Care
- Health and Wellness Assessments
- Behavior, Environment & Nutritional Coaching
What people are saying
“I love Basepaws! I've always loved genetics and cats, so Basepaws is a dream come true! So many unexpected results!”
“I loved learning where Leo gets both his size (11lb by 6 months!) and his adoring, snuggly personality. Learning about him has helped me cater his diet, give vets more info, and explain to strangers why he's so in love with people.”
“I loved my experience with BasePaws. I already knew a lot about Evie Dollie's background due to the fact that I got her from a breeder, but it was still a very interesting process!”
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.
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