Basepaws Cat Story: The World of Charlotte the Blondie

Charlotte, one of the most charming kitties in the Basepaws family, is victoriously the most purrfect life companion her hooman Ashleigh could ever wish for! This gorgeous little cat seems to have it all. She is fun-loving, snuggly and she selflessly makes sure her mom is never short of cuddles and laughter. We recently spoke to Ashleigh and she gave us a little tour through the world of her little blondie girl. Buckle up and let us introduce you to the one and only, Charlotte the Blondie!

Devon Rex – Please Meet the Alien Cats

Known for its prominently large eyes and curly coat, the Devon Rex is a beautiful kitty adored for its playfulness and cuddliness. And the word has it, there is never a dull moment with these furriendly bundles of joy! In honor of their unique appearance, they are often affectionately referred to as the Pixie cats. So, without further ado, humble hoomans, please meet the charming "alien cat" from England!

2019-09-19T15:47:07+00:00BREEDS|

New Basepaws Research Initiative!

On our journey towards a better future for all cats, we are leading novel discoveries and advances in the field of feline science and genetics. As we continue to grasp new knowledge and information, we drive the focus on research initiatives which can help improve the understanding of feline biology and improve the health management of cats everywhere. Today, we are thrilled to announce our new research initiative - the Basepaws Feline Diabetes Mellitus (DM) Research Project!

Hyperlipoproteinemia

Hyperlipoproteinemia is a disease in which the body is unable to properly break down lipids and lipoproteins, mainly cholesterol and triglycerides. As a result, their levels are continually elevated in the blood which poses a serious health threat. Hyperlipoproteinemia can be primary (genetic) or secondary (idiopathic) and it has been associated with increased risk from heart disease.

Savannah Cat – A Beautifully Elegant Cross

The Savannah cat is an unusual, yet beautifully elegant cross between the African serval cat and the domestic cat. This captivating hybrid inherited the delightfully good looks of its wild relative, while remaining the utmost loving furriend of a hooman. Thanks to their enchanting beauty and affectionate personality, Savannah cats truly have the entire world at their paws.

2019-09-19T16:44:07+00:00BREED REPORT, BREEDS|

Health Risks Associated With Obesity

As over 50% of all American cats have been diagnosed as clinically overweight or obese, it is extremely important to raise more awareness about the seriousness of this problem and the impact it has on feline health. Obesity has a great potential to detriment the quality of your cat's life and it has been associated with increased risks from a number of diseases and conditions. The following article will inform you on health risks associated with obesity all cat guardians need to be aware of.

2019-10-06T12:58:23+00:00DIET, HEALTH, OBESITY|

Siberian Forest Cat – The Mystically Luscious Breed

For centuries, the Siberian Forest cat was just another landrace variety of a domestic cat in Russia. Ever since the 1980s, however, these mystical cats have developed into a formal breed with the declared standards. The Siberian Forest is considered an ancient cat, believed to be one of the possible ancestors of all modern long-haired cats. This is the story of the luxurious Russian national animal!

2019-09-19T16:03:50+00:00BREED REPORT, BREEDS|

Basepaws Cat Story: The Fairy Tale of Little Tayto

"Tayto had the sweetest nature, no matter what she went through. Even at the vets, she was her lovely wee self. I have never known a cat or another animal like her." - pet hooman Rachael

The Basepaws crew has one firm mission on their mind: better future for all the cats out there! We aspire to create new opportunities and discoveries in the world of cat science. Sadly, as beautiful and exciting as our research is, it can sometimes take a heartbreaking turn. One of the most heartfelt stories we want to share with you today is the story of Tayto. Tayto was the most lovable kitty who suffered from dwarfism and had sadly passed away in October last year. Tayto's cat mom Rachael DNA tested Tayto in an effort to learn about her genetic background and, hopefully, help other cats of a similar destiny.

National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day

"It's not just the right thing to do; adoption is a reward." - The Humane Society of The United States

Did you know that 2.7 million adoptable dogs and cats are euthanized in The United States every year? This is simply because abandoned animals arrive to shelters at a faster rate than they're being adopted. As a way to raise awareness for so many pets needing adoption from shelters and promote pet adoption, a National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day is observed every April 30th.

2019-05-07T07:43:15+00:00FUN, TOP LISTS|

Oriental Shorthair a.k.a. Ornament

A close relative of the royal Siamese, the Oriental Shorthair maintains the same modern body type of its parent breed, but sports various coat colors and patterns. With their large ears, athletic bodies and strikingly beautiful eyes, the Oriental Shorthair truly captivates with their appearance. Thought of as one of the smartest cats out there, this chatty cat is a born entertainer and an outstanding life companion. These handsome little companions are often affectionately referred to as the Ornaments.

2019-09-19T14:48:32+00:00BREED REPORT, BREEDS|