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How Big Can Maine Coon Cats Get?

How Big Can Maine Coon Cats Get?

Maine Coon cats are one of the largest breeds of domestic cats in the world, with some males reaching up to 20 pounds or more when fully grown! Some believe that these cats originated in the state of Maine and are known as "gentle giants" due to their temperament and size. In this article, we will take a closer look at just how big Maine coon cats get.

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Basepaws Cat DNA Test: Genomic Similarity Versus Ancestry

Basepaws Cat DNA Test: Genomic Similarity Versus Ancestry

The breed analysis that you receive from a Basepaws Breed + Health Cat DNA test offers an exciting glimpse into your cat’s DNA story, yet much of it remains to be told. This includes a definitive story of ancestry, which is difficult to pin down for cats. In today’s post, we’d like to share some insight into why this is, and to explain the concept of genomic similarity that is at the heart of the Basepaws breed analysis.
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The Average Cat, Beyond Genetics

The Average Cat, Beyond Genetics

At Basepaws, our mission is to advance pet health. Our focus is on feline genetics, however, we know that genes are just part of the picture. Our continued goal has been to collect diverse information on cats that goes beyond genetics (phenotype data). As we collect more data, this will help us refine and improve our understanding of the interp...
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Basepaws is adding more breeds to DNA report

Basepaws is adding more breeds to DNA report

We are proud and excited about Basepaws' big update to our cat breed analysis report. This update is the culmination of many months of work and will be provided for free to our existing customers.

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The Traditional Eastern Siamese – The Thai Siamese

The Traditional Eastern Siamese – The Thai Siamese

The Traditional Siamese cat is a history lesson wrapped in a furry bow. Known by many names, this cat was royally envied. The Siamese breed is one of the most well-known cat breeds in the world, but did you know there are two distinctly different categories within the breed? Let us introduce you to one of the sides of the Siamese coin, the Traditional "Applehead" Siamese.
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