The Persian’s exceptionally beautiful and graceful coat, chubby cheeks and affectionate personality make it one of the world’s most popular feline breeds of all time. While there are over 200 different types of […]
With the newest update of the Basepaws Cat DNA Report, your cat's breed index was notably changed. Our database has significantly increased, thus allowing us to add more breeds, improve breed relativity accuracy and adapt the breed group classification. Your newest breed report is the most accurate one yet, and we are very proud to present the new improvements to you!
Buckle up, cat guardians, because Basepaws has GREAT news to share! We are immensely excited to announce the next iteration of the Basepaws Cat DNA Report, our biggest update so far. Thanks to the fantastic support we got from cat parents around the world, this summer we are able to notably step up our game and bring you a number of remarkable additions to your cat's DNA report. Read ahead and learn what to expect from your latest Basepaws DNA Report!
The mission of our work as a cat genetics company is to decipher the secrets of feline genetics and find new answers and solutions in feline science and health. In light of this, we often get urgent questions from our pet parents who’ve decided to DNA test their cat companions. The most frequently asked questions concern the breed index section of our cat DNA report. Many of you have wondered why we don't offer breed percentages and why your cat results sometimes don't match their physical appearance and/or personality.
Since the launch, the Basepaws team has been striving to create one of the largest databases of feline genetic and physical information in an effort to improve feline health and learn more about the genetic basis of cat breeds. Below you can find the complete list of breeds currently included in the breed index of the Basepaws Cat DNA Report.
As you may know, we are currently launching our updated Basepaws Genetic Report! We are so excited to share all that we have learned, as well as many new features of the report. One of the sections that we are most excited about is the Chromosome Painting, a beautiful visual representation of the genetic similarities of your cat’s DNA. Allow us to walk you through the usefulness of this unique feature, so that we may provide some clarity on the newly available information.
The Japanese Bobtail is an affectionate and furriendly cat best known for its sweet nature and inimitable, pom-pom tail. They are quiet, gentle and fun-loving kitties who truly cherish every moment with their favorite hoomans. Japanese Bobtails, who were kept by the emperor of Japan himself thousands of years ago, are surrounded by many mystical stories and myths that are bound to captivate you. Here is everything you must know about your darling Japanese Bobtail cat!
If you're looking for a cuddly cat that will purr and snuggle its days away in your lap – then don't get a Bengal! These Miniature Leopards, although very friendly, are exceptionally energetic and curious, agile, intelligent and constantly on the move. Bengal is a joyful kitty that will fill your home with laughter, lots of playing and some mischief.
What happens if the glamour puss of the cat world meets feline royalty? The Himalayan, of course! The Himalayan is a remarkable cross between the Persian, the World's most popular glamour kitty, and the Siamese, also famously known as the "Royal Cat of Siam". Known as gentle and sweet, energetic and intelligent, this kitty truly meets the best of two worlds. Dear hooman, this is the story of your darling Himalayan.
The Exotic Shorthair is a gentle, curious and friendly kitty who was created as a shorthaired version of the Persian cat through outcrossing with the American Shorthair. This purrfect little companion has the best of both worlds! Its as loving and affectionate as the Persian and as playful and witty as the American Shorthair. Although the breed was created accidentally, these cats quickly found the way to the hearts of many. Here is the story of the Exotic Shorthair.