Genetic Testing for Your Cat

You may have heard that Persian cats tend to have kidney issues, but did you know that the same genetic mutation could also cause kidney disease and even renal failure in many other breeds? These include Burmillas, Himalayans, American Shorthairs, British Shorthairs, Scottish Folds, and in fact, any cat, whether purebred or your average domestic shorthair, that may have had a Persian cat for a great-granddaddy… So, should you be testing Kitty for PKD? We have some answers for you here.