First Ever DNA Test for Cats

Have you ever wished you could find out about your cat’s ancestry and ultimately their health and habits? Well now you can!

Introducing the first ever DNA Test for Cats from Basepaws.  Know your cat, inside & out: ancestry, relations to other felines, cat care and more! With this one simple test you will unearth a lifetime of discovery.

Photo credit: Mick the Exotic Shorthair. Follow Mick at @meowing_mick 

Your cat’s health is shaped by 3 main factors: Nutrition, Environment,and Genetics. By understanding all three, you can provide your cat with the ultimate in care.

Basepaws is the first cat care company built around Genetics. Almost every cell in your cat’s body contains your cat’s unique genetic code. This DNA is inherited from your cat’s parents, which they inherited from kitty grandparents, and so on.

DNA kit for cats

Each Basepaws CatKit Includes:

  • DNA collection material
  • Instructions for DNA collection
  • Return shipping (within USA)
  • Continuous report, community and discovery updates

cat DNA testing kit

The cost of a Basepaws CatKit is only $99 (includes collection materials, reports, and report updates). Shipping is free within the US and International shipping is a flat rate of just $10.  The initial report will be sent to you in less than 2 months from receipt of your sample.

The test is easily done in three quick steps – so easy, your cat can do it. >^..^<

cat DNA testing

For more details check out Basepaws’ video on how to Collect your Cat’s DNA

Now for the really exciting news…like this wasn’t exciting enough already!  The team at Basepaws donated 3 Basepaws CatKits that were raffled off to 3 lucky Purrington Post readers!

*Contest Now Closed

This contest ended on July 7th, 2017 and was available to residents worldwide. Entrants needed to submit a comment in our “Leave a Reply” section at the bottom of this page saying:

My cat’s name is [name of your cat] and I really want to learn more about his/her DNA because [your reason(s)

The winners were chosen and contacted by the Basepaws team from all the correct entries and contacted by email. Note: All entrants emails were provided to Basepaws to enable them to send additional info and any upcoming special offers.

But Wait…there’s more!

To make it even more exciting the Basepaws team sweetened their already generous prize pot by also including 8 of these adorable LED Cat Lamps. The lamp emits a soft, comforting glow and if you give it a tap it changes colors. Retail value is approx. $26.95 USD

LED cat lamp

The prize allocation was as follows:

There will be 3 First Place Winners and each will get 1 Basepaws CatKit and 1 LED Cat Lamp
There will be 5 Second Place Winners and each will get 1 LED Cat Lamp

Read some of the wonderful entries below:

 

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