New York, NY – December 11, 2019 – December is in full swing! While most people are gearing up for the holidays, animal lovers around the country are spending this month celebrating something dear to their hearts – cats! December is National Cat Lover’s Month; a great time honor these majestic creatures and shower them with extra love and attention. In addition, owners can now take advantage of getting to know their cat on a whole new level thanks the first-ever Cat DNA Test from Basepaws!
With an estimated 42.7 million U.S. households owning a cat, it’s clear American’s love their felines. Basepaws is a fun and easy way to help unlock secrets about your cat’s health, breed, genetics and more. Similar to what 23andMe or ancestory.com is to humans, the Basepaws Cat DNA Kit is one simple saliva test that can provide you with a lifetime of discovery about your feline companion.
Why is discovering a cat’s DNA important?
- Your cat’s DNA can unlock the secrets to keeping their health in tip-top shape.
- Exciting new insights about mixed-breed cats and breed genetics.
- You’ll have access to a living document that’s an evolving part of your cat’s history.
The Basepaws 4-step process is so simple!
- Activate your CatKit on basepaws.com
- Collect DNA with a cheek swab. It’s completely painless and takes seconds.
- Mail us your sample via UPSP or international shipping
- 6-9 weeks from when we receive your sample, voila!
The Basepaws Cat DNA test helps you to learn exactly what makes your cat unique. Its report is broken up into different detailed categories like, Breed Groups, Wildcat Index, Chromosome Map and Health. Unlike other DNA services, Basepaws Report is a living document.
“Understanding the breeds and traits that make up mixed-breed cats gives us the chance to finally get to know them better,” expresses Founder & CEO of Basepaws, Anna Skaya, “The reality is, the more we know about their DNA, the easier it is to help our feline friends live longer, happier, and healthier lives.”
Discovering your cat’s DNA story is very exciting and the process is ongoing so there’s always new information to look forward to. There’s no better way to celebrate National Cat Lover’s Month than with Basepaws!
Right now, Basepaws is offering a special holiday sale: CatKit for $89 or 2+ for $85/each. Basepaws also offers gift cards that are delivered and redeemed via email.
About Basepaws Inc.: Basepaws studies the most common hereditary disease and report on traits which can affect the animal late in life, thus giving the owners and veterinarians a specific action plan. They can test hundreds of thousands of genetic markers and dozens of genetic disease and are working with researchers on more data points. Every owner joins the Basepaws community and participates as a citizen scientist to create a database of genetic data to be used in research. everywhere. https://www.basepaws.com/.