One simple cat DNA test, a lifetime of discovery.

Find out what your cat's DNA can tell you about their ancestry and ultimately their health and habits.

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Get to know your cat better, inside and out, with the Basepaws CatKit

Join us to help eradicate genetic disease in all felines

DNA Testing for Cats by BasePaws

CatKit Includes

DNA collection

At-home, non-invasive, easy to use. No cats are harmed!

Adhesive tape instructions

Swab is provided for hairless cats only.

report updates

You get lifetime value for a single purchase. Updates, features, connections - all included.

Return shipping
within USA

International clients cover the return shipping.

CatKit Report - Lifetime Value

Your CatKit report updates will continue to grow with your cat. Look for new discoveries in your inbox as our database grows. Alpha Report will include Wild Cat Index and Breed Index.

Alpha Report is here!

Read more about it in our blog.

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5 Easy Steps
Place your order

Order a Basepaws CatKit on any device. Our CatKit ships in 3-5 days from order confirmation.

Collect DNA

Collect hair or swab from your cat by following the instructions in your CatKit.

Activate the Cat Kit

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Mail In

Mail the sample and we will notify you when we have received it.

Receive DNA report

In 2-6 months (depending on database size) your results will be emailed to you. We are doing everything we can to speed this up!

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Alpha Report

Our Alpha Report is here! It includes our initial findings on your cat’s similarity to 16 different wildcats, including Lions, Tigers and Pumas, as well as our initial discoveries around ancestry and breed.

Media about us

Have you ever wondered where your cat gets their 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 ancestry.

Canine Journal about BasePaws

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.

Land of Cats about BasePaws

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.

Modern Cat magazine about Basepaws

Your cat’s health is shaped by 3 main factors: Nutrition, Environment, and Genetics. By understanding all three, you can provide your cat with the ultimate in care.

The Purrington Post about Basepaws
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