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Basepaws Dermatitis Research in Cats

Basepaws Dermatitis Research in Cats

Do you have an itchy cat? It’s possible that they could be suffering from dermatitis—an increasingly common skin condition seen in cats. In this post, we review two types of this uncomfortable affliction: atopic dermatitis and food allergic dermatitis.
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First Aid Tips Every Cat Owner Should Know

First Aid Tips Every Cat Owner Should Know

Familiarizing yourself with cat first aid could help save your cat’s life. In honor of Responsible Animal Guardian Month, discover these tips to help your cat in case of an emergency.

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Cat Obesity

Cat Obesity

Cat obesity is an increasingly common disease and has become a top concern for pet parents and veterinarians. It is characterized by excess body fat, which accumulates to a point where a cat’s health is adversely affected. In today’s post, we’ll provide some background on cat obesity, nutrition, and actions that you can take at home and in collaboration with your veterinarian to help your cat reach and maintain a healthy weight.
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Basepaws Feline Cancer Research

Basepaws Feline Cancer Research

Too many pet parents have known the heartbreaking loss of a beloved pet to cancer. As part of our commitment to helping all pets live healthier, happier, and longer lives, Basepaws is studying the genetic and oral microbiome factors associated with certain types of cancer. We welcome your participation in this research, which could inform the development of new screening tests for earlier detection of cancer in pets.
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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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