One simple DNA test, a lifetime of discovery

Find out what your cat’s DNA can tell you about their health, breed, traits and habits.

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Know your cat – inside and out

With the our Cat DNA test, you can learn exactly what makes your cat unique. From understanding their breed makeup to learning about their health and traits, Basepaws tells you more about your cat than ever before.

  • Breed Groups
  • Wildcat Index
  • Chromosome Map
  • Health
  • More Updates

More like a Royal Persian or a cuddly Ragdoll? Find out which breeds and traits make up your cat!

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Maine Coon, Turkish Angora & Abyssinian

Did your kitty inherit more DNA from a lion or a tiger? Our Cat DNA Testing can tell you which wild cats your cat is most related to in comparison to other house cats.

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Wild cats

A chromosome map visualizes where each section of your cat’s genetic code relates to known cat breeds.

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Cat's DNA Report

39 health markers representing 17 diseases including:

  • PKD - Polycystic kidney disease
  • HCM - Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Retinal degeneration
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Cat health

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Cat community


  • Sibling matches
  • Relative finder
  • Genetic counseling
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Cat care

360 Cat Care

  • Health and Wellness Assessments
  • Behavior, Environment & Nutritional Coaching

Your Cat DNA Test includes

Catkit - DNA collection method

A non-invasive DNA collection method

Collect a swab sample from your cat’s inner cheek by following the instructions printed inside your CatKit.

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CatKit - Continuous report updates

Continuous report updates

Your cat’s Breed, Wildcat, Traits & Health data will continue to update as our database grows.

How our reports work
CatKit - Free return shipping

Free return shipping in the U.S.

Pay no return or tracking fees from within the US.

Don’t live in the U.S.? No problem, we ship internationally!

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What people are saying about Basepaws Cat DNA Test

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Join us in building the world’s most powerful feline genetic database

At the Basepaws laboratory we’re searching for smarter ways to care for cats. Your pet’s DNA samples play a key role in paving the way towards further discovery.

Read more in our blog