Genetics and genomics both play roles in health and disease. Genetics is the study of genes and how certain traits or conditions are passed down from one generation to another. Genomics, on the other hand, focuses on studying of a person's genes (the genome).
It's an exciting week for all of us here at Basepaws – we updated our breed database! With your help, we are inching closer and closer to making breakthroughs in feline genetics and improving the lives of our beloved kitties.
We are proud and excited to announce a big update to our cat breed analysis report happening this month. This update is the culmination of many months of work and will be provided for free to our existing customers.
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.
The Turkish Van is a playful and intelligent breed that is ready to take you on an adventure.
With a striking wisp of color topping their head and its tail painted to match, this mostly white cat is one of the rarest in the world. Let us introduce you to the Turkish Van.
The Origin Story
The Turkish Van is a breed with a rich history. They are ...