Cats

Why Do Cats Get the Zoomies?

Does your pet get seemingly random bursts of energy and dart around the house? One minute they’re calm as can be, the next, they’re bouncing off the walls. While...

Genetic Markers for Feline Blood Type

Basepaws recently updated its flagship Breed + Health Cat DNA test to screen for 25 genetic traits that are represented by 50 genetic markers. In a new section of...

9 Reasons Your Cat is Not Eating

It’s not uncommon for cats to stop eating food or treats for what seems to be no apparent reason and then, just as inexplicably, start eating again. However, there...

Keeping Pets Safe During the Holidays

Holiday decorating, baking, cooking, gift-giving, and spending quality time with pets, family, and friends can all be a wonderful part of making things merry and bright. Yet there are...

The Best Cat Breeds for Dogs

Are you a dog family considering bringing a cat into the family? Dogs are amazing in every way, but some behaviors and habits are not ideal for some cats....

Cat Depression: What Signs to Look For

For us humans, pet ownership can be such a special and uplifting thing! Coming home to a furry friend waiting anxiously to greet you as soon as you step...

Feline Longevity Research at Basepaws

As Basepaws sees it, a deeper understanding of the genetic factors that contribute to feline longevity can support cats to live longer, but more importantly, do so in ways...

Why Is My Cat Eating Grass?

If you let your cat outside or you take care of an outdoor cat colony, you might notice them gnawing on some greens. The good news is that this...

Why Does My Cat Pee on My Bed?

Inappropriate elimination remains one of the most frustrating problems cat parents face. When it comes to urinating on personal possessions, like your clothes or your bed, it seems to...

Why Yarn Isn’t a Safe Cat Toy

Although cats like yarn and cats and yarn are still often depicted together, yarn is not a safe toy for any cat. We’ll take a look at the dangers...

Why Do Cats Meow?

Is meowing a way for cats to communicate? Yes, but not in the way you’re probably thinking. You also likely think a meow is a meow, right? Not exactly...

8 Reasons Your Cat Bites You Unprovoked

Unprovoked cat bites are scary and can be dangerous, but knowing the reasons behind why they might happen is a great way to stay safe. Before we look at...

8 Reasons Your Cat Licks You

Many mornings, I wake up to my cat Dolly bathing my hair or face. She is never shy about pawing at my hair when she wants to lick it...

Why Isn’t My Cat Eating?

Loss of appetite can be a very scary thing for cat owners. Although it doesn’t always mean something’s wrong, sometimes, it can be the first indicator that there’s a...

Cat Arthritis: What to Expect

It’s never a happy day when you realize that your cat is quickly getting older. Your furry friend, who is usually the first to meow at you and come...

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