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Surprising Facts About Kittens
Surprising Facts About Kittens

Kittens. Even the word is cute. Kittens are adorable and lovable, and they sneak their way into our hearts the moment they are born. But how well do we know these bundles of joy we are so bluntly in love with? Some of these facts will surprise you, and some you must know before you bring one into your home.

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Why can knowing your cat’s blood type save it’s life?
Why can knowing your cat’s blood type save it’s life?

Just like us humans, our favorite pets also have different blood groups. Do you already know what know your feline’s is? Knowing your cat’s blood group can be vital in certain situations, yet rarely does this come up, unless it’s an emergency. Today we will tell you everything you need to know about different blood groups in cats and why you should know your letters!

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Feline Osteoarthritis
Feline Osteoarthritis

Feline osteoarthritis is one of the most common degenerative joint diseases in cats, and yet more owners don’t know what this disease really is, how common it is, what the causes are and the potential treatments. 90% of cats over the age of 10% develop join disease, so if you have an older kitty - do read up!

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Hello Human, Meet Your Cat’s DNA
Hello Human, Meet Your Cat’s DNA

The official Basepaws Alpha Report is now available to our first batch of kitties. Here is an overview of what’s included in your cat’s Alpha Report.

Your Cat’s Breed Index

The Basepaws Alpha Report includes 24 popular cat breeds, with more to come. Cat breeds that have been compared to your cat are listed in order of best match.

If the marker (blue bubble) is to the right of “Domestic,” then your cat has more DNA in common with that breed than a typical cat. If the marker is positioned directly under “More Likely,” than your cat or one of your cat’s parents probably belongs to that breed.

The markers can be narrow or wide – the width shows the range of our index for each breed. These ranges will improve with later versions of the report.

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