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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 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.
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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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The Turkish Van – The Rare and Ancient

The Turkish Van – The Rare and Ancient

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 ...
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Basepaws’ feline oral microbiome research

Basepaws’ feline oral microbiome research

With constant exposure to diverse environmental factors and food sources, our cats’ mouths are a fascinating place populated by a multitude of microbial organisms. Like all living organisms, microbes can be classified using the taxonomic system all of us learnt in school. The image below is a refresher. Each organism can be classified using thes...
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Basepaws’ project to improve the feline reference genome

Basepaws’ project to improve the feline reference genome

A reference genome is a database assembled based on whole genome sequencing data from multiple members of a species of interest. This genome assembly is considered as a representative example of the genome organization of a typical member of the species. For an organism to be effectively studied from a genetics perspective, having a high qualit...
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