If the cat’s gut microbiome is out of balance or missing beneficial bacteria, important digestive and immune functions may not work properly, causing symptoms like diarrhea, vomiting, and constipation.
The Gut Health Test report gives you the tools to understand the cat’s everyday digestive health. Using DNA sequencing, we analyze the bacteria in the sample and compare it to our healthy cat reference set to determine if an imbalance is present.
The test kit includes everything you need to collect a stool sample from the cat, and send it back to us for assessment. You will receive a detailed report to understand and help restore the cat’s health.
- Fast results, receive your report in about two weeks
- Detects bacterial imbalances and identifies problematic groups
- Actionable recommendations for personalized diet, supplement, or lifestyle changes to improve cat health
- Learn how to change the cat’s diet to support their health
- Allows you to see how the gut responds to dietary changes or treatments by retesting
- Veterinarian recommended
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Collect a sample. The microbiome test kit includes everything you’ll need to collect a small sample of the cat’s stool.
Register the cat’s sample. Create an account and complete the cat’s profile, and enter the six-character ID code listed on the front of your instruction guide.
Send your sample. The kit includes a pre-addressed mailer with prepaid postage in the US for use when sending back your sample.
We analyze your sample. Using DNA sequencing, we identify the types and proportions of all the bacteria found in the cat’s stool sample and compare it to our healthy reference set.
Receive your report. In about two weeks, you will receive an email notification when your test results are ready. Access the cat’s report via our online Client Portal. The report will provide actionable information for you to discuss with your veterinarian.
The at-home Gut Health Test kit contains everything you need, including step-by-step instructions, to take a sample of the cat’s stool and mail it back to our laboratory.
- Sample tubes (one is for backup)
- Wooden stick
- Return mailer
- Fecal scoring chart
- Test kit box