Have you ever wondered about your cat’s genetic background? Maybe you want to know which breeds might make up her genes, or are curious about whether or not her coat color influences her personality. Perhaps you’d like to find out if she has any genetic health conditions so you can be proactive about preventing them from manifesting. Having a DNA test done on your cat can answer all these questions and more – and it can also contribute to our scientific understanding of the feline genome.

In an article I wrote for Animal Wellness Magazine, I explored the ins and outs of DNA testing, and how your cat’s DNA can advance science and help other cats.

Click here to read DNA Testing Tells You a Lot About Your Cat – And It’s Also Important to Science.

I had Allegra’s DNA tested by Basepaws three years ago, and the results were fascinating.


I found the Health Markers results especially helpful.


To order a DNA Test for your cat, visit Basepaws.com.

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1 Comment on What DNA Testing Can Tell You About Your Cat

  1. I would want to use it to find out about possible health issues. But they are just too expensive for me. I would need 3 test kits.

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