06/18/2020"Joey was his name at the shelter," Tom Puckett told Basepaws. "We considered changing it, but he sort of seemed like a 'Joey,' ha! He has a very quirky but lovable personality."
06/16/2020At Basepaws, we have a cause for celebration - from June 15th, we are officially making our health and breed report generation timeline 4-6 weeks. This means you will now be able to get your cat’s report 4-6 weeks after their sample reaches our lab. We are very excited to be able to offer this timeline to our customers, as it constitutes a substantial improvement over our previous timeline of 6-9 weeks.
06/15/2020When we think of cat behavior we often like to think of our furry feline friends as calm and dignified members of the animal kingdom. However, we know that they can be mischievous members of the household.
06/15/2020Throughout your cat's life, assessing their body condition and weight will be necessary. While weight management and specific cat nutrition requirements are important to discuss this with your cat's veterinarian, having a basic understanding of nutrition and weight management can help you be an educated part of the conversation.
06/04/2020In the last few months, the world has dealt with changes brought about by COVID-19. Seemingly overnight the world slowed as we stayed indoors and readjusted our daily lives to wait out this deadly virus. In doing so we have reconnected with our loved ones we share our space with our cats!
06/01/2020Many cat owners provide twice a day feedings. The truth is, this is not in a cat's evolutionary nature.
06/01/2020The term "catification" is meant to describe the process of creating an environment that enriches your cat and fulfills instinctual needs to climb, hunt, and "own" their territory.
05/29/2020On May 1st, 2020, we had the pleasure of speaking with 13 year old Emerson, who found two 10-14 day old kittens in a Walmart parking lot not long ago. The kittens were infested with worms, fleas, and were dehydrated.
05/09/2020On Mother’s Day we usually celebrate the wonderful human moms - but let’s also take a moment to appreciate all the amazing, caring, nurturing momma cats out there. Cat moms need some credit too!
05/05/2020You did it. You took the leap and decided to adopt a cat! Congratulations, your life will never be the same; in the best possible way.