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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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Safe Holiday Tips For Your Cat

Safe Holiday Tips For Your Cat

While 2020 may look a little different than holidays past, many of our traditions remain the same. Decorations, presents, and the gift of giving keep the season bright for all. But in all the celebrations and decorations lurk several dangers for pets. To help keep the holidays safe and bright, here are some tips for holiday safety. 
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Overweight and Obesity in Cats

Overweight and Obesity in Cats

Nothing is better than curling up with our kitties and enjoying their purring and kneading paws. We wish these moments could last forever! While we can’t make them last forever, we can make them last as long as possible by taking care of them the best way we can and providing them the longest, healthiest, happiest lives that we possibly can. One of the best ways to keep our cats healthy and increase their lifespan is by preventing obesity in our cats.
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Odd Eyes in Cats (Heterochromia)

Odd Eyes in Cats (Heterochromia)

If your beautiful feline’s eyes are two different colors – yellow and blue perhaps – then you’ve got yourself an odd-eyed kitten! These captivating little creatures are carriers of a feline form of a condition known as complete heterochromia. Heterochromia in cats is a captivating genetic anomaly most commonly observed in white kitties.
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Hypothyroidism in cats

Hypothyroidism in cats

Hypothyroidism in cats is a rare, complex glandular disorder caused by an under-active thyroid gland. Fortunately, this serious condition is usually not deadly and can be successfully treated if recognized in a timely manner. This article will provide you with a comprehensive overview of everything you need to know about hypothyroidism symptoms...
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