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One simple DNA test, a lifetime of discovery

Find out what your cat's DNA can tell you about their breed, and ultimately their health and habits.

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Your CatKit DNA test kit includes:

A non-invasive DNA collection method

Collect a cheek swab sample from you cat by following the instructions printed inside your CatKit.

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Continuous report updates

Your cat's Breed, Wildcat, Traits & Health data will continue to update as our database grows.

How our reports work

Free return shipping in the U.S.

Pay no return or tracking fees from within the US.

Don't live in the U.S.? No problem, we ship internationally!

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Know your cat – inside and out

Basepaws is still learning, but we can’t wait to share what we know. As we sample more DNA and gleam more insights — we’ll send new discoveries about your cat straight to your dashboard.

  • Breed Groups
  • Wildcat Index
  • Chromosome Map
  • Coming Soon

What people are saying

Kellie & her cat Pishi

“I love Basepaws! I've always loved genetics and cats, so Basepaws is a dream come true! So many unexpected results!”

Amelia & her cat Leo

“I loved learning where Leo gets both his size (11lb by 6 months!) and his adoring, snuggly personality. Learning about him has helped me cater his diet, give vets more info, and explain to strangers why he's so in love with people.”

Paityn & her cat Evie Dollie

“I loved my experience with BasePaws. I already knew a lot about Evie Dollie's background due to the fact that I got her from a breeder, but it was still a very interesting process!”

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Join us in building the world's most powerful feline genetic database

At the Basepaws laboratory we're searching for smarter ways to care for cats. Your pet's DNA samples play a key role in paving the way towards further discovery.

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