My Cat has Polycystic Kidney Disease: What Does This Mean?
My Cat has Polycystic Kidney Disease: What Does This Mean?

Has your cat been diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease? You are not alone. Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) affects up to 6% of all cats. Many cats with PKD will live long, happy lives despite having cysts in their kidneys. Unfortunately, some cats develop more or larger cysts than other PKD cats, and this can lead to chronic renal disease and kidney failure. It’s best to identify and treat this feline disease as soon as possible.

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Scientists Turn Cat Fur Into Hope for Cats with Genetic Disorders.
Scientists Turn Cat Fur Into Hope for Cats with Genetic Disorders.


Genetics-based diets and medicine will revolutionize the way we care for our cats. However, we’re still just getting started. Research on cat DNA lags far behind research for humans, dogs, and even mice. When you join Basepaws, you are joining a community of cat-lovers who are improving the future lives of all cats.

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We are giving away hundreds of FREE Cat DNA Tests in July!
We are giving away hundreds of FREE Cat DNA Tests in July!

Basepaws is giving away hundreds of FREE DNA tests to special cats willing to give a little fur to improve the lives of all felines, everywhere.
Banner Photo Credit: Hosico Cat

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Cat Personality
Cat Personality

Your cat loves you - Here’s the proof

We recently asked 500 cat parents to answer a short survey about their cats’ personalities. It turns out that many stereotypes about cats are wrong. Here are our surprising results.

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