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Basepaws Cats Stories: The Tale of Sylvia - The Goddess of the Forest
Basepaws Cats Stories: The Tale of Sylvia - The Goddess of the Forest
"Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: 'What? You too? I thought I was the only one!'". Without further ado, the time has come for another magical story from the Basepaws family! Please meet Sylvia and her hoomans Jen and Dan.

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A Guide Through Cat Body Language
A Guide Through Cat Body Language

"If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much." – Mark Twain. Cats are mysterious wonders and sometimes we wish we could figure out what’s going through their smart little heads. Luckily for us, cats give away a lot of tell-tale signs that can help us pick up exactly how they’re feeling. With the little bit of help from Nicky Trevorrow, the Behavior Manager from Cats Protection, today we present to you a quick guide through the "cat" language.

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Happy Pawther's Day
Happy Pawther's Day

Ever since the Middle Ages, Catholic Europe celebrates fatherhood every March 19th, the feast day observed in honor of Saint Joseph, the Nutritor Domini (“Nourisher of the Lord”). Today this celebration is common in many parts of the world, but the dates greatly vary. In the US, we spoil our dads with just a little extra love and attention every third Sunday of June. And here at Basepaws, we, of course, we give some extra cuddles to our pawsome fur daddies too!

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Behind the Scenes at Basepaws
Behind the Scenes at Basepaws

You’ve purchased a CatKit, collected some of your cat’s DNA and shipped it back to us. Exciting stuff! Wait, but what happens next? The time has come for us to unravel a little bit about our recipe to unfolding your feline’s DNA secrets. No, not everything - there is still a lot we don’t know ourselves, and every sample helps get us closer. But we want to tell you a bit about us, inside and out. Let’s take a quick look behind the curtains and see what really happens once your sample reaches the Basepaws Labs!

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