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The Persian Cat
The Persian Cat

As Basepaws gears up for the release of our first breed-related results (Yay!), let’s take some time to talk about cat breeds and feline ancestry. It is estimated there are somewhere between 60 to over 200 different types of felines out there, and each possesses something special - each fabulous feline has a unique set of features, traits and markings that sets them apart. Ladies and gents, please meet the glamor puss of the cat world – the Persian cat!

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Cancer in cats. Part one.
Cancer in cats. Part one.

According to Animal Cancer Foundation, 1 in 5 cats will develop cancer in their lifetime. Cancer in cats is actually less common than cancer in dogs, but once it is diagnosed, it tends to move faster. Since cats are the closest mammals to humans (outside of primates, of course) it is no wonder cats share many of the same cancers with us. Knowledge is power, and how much do we really know about signs of this deadly disease in feline?

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How to ensure your cat starts the New Year on the right paw?
How to ensure your cat starts the New Year on the right paw?

Happy New Year dear cat lovers! We hope you had wonderful and cozy holidays filled with laughter, joy and purrs!
If you're anything like us, then you enthusiastically welcomed the New Year with arms wide open and excitingly committed to your New Year Resolutions. It is important to lead, step, hop and jump into the new beginnings on the right foot, no? :D
This is why today we come to you with some useful tips and tricks to help you make sure your furry feline friend starts the New Year on the right paw as well!

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NO to ‘mystery-meat’ and other ways of eating well this holiday season
NO to ‘mystery-meat’ and other ways of eating well this holiday season

Our friends at reviews.com pulled together some of their best ideas for keeping you cats healthy and satisfied, especially during the holiday season!

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