Some think that it is a descendant of the first cats of egypt as the abyssinian looks like the cats in egyptian art and some believe that british soldiers brought a cat from abyssinia now known as ethiopia with them at the end of the abyssinian war in 1868. Bella blue is an adult blue female spayed abyssinian with beautiful green eyes found wandering around midtown atlanta by two kind young ladies who then found us and brought her to us.
Lithe hard and muscular showing eager activity and lively interest in their surroundings.
Abyssinian cat cinnamon. This faq covers common cat colors basic color terminology and color genetics. The abyssinian is often a colorful cat with a distinctly ticked coat medium in size and regal in appearance. The abyssinian cat breed.
Showing cats was all the rage in the late victorian era. If youre pining for a sweet gentle lap cat the abyssinian likely isnt a good match for your home. Abyssinian temperament and personality.
Truda straede decided to breed a new feline that possessed attributes of all her favorite cat types. An error occurred while processing this directive cat colors faq. Abyssinian coats can sometimes be confused with tabbies but they stand out with their ticked coats which are smooth and feel silky to touch.
One of the unusual breeds exhibited at the crystal palace cat show in 1871 was an abyssiniancaptured in the late abyssinian warwho took third place. Abyssinian cat has short silky thick fur that can be silver golden brown cinnamon blue gray and light brown color. The ticked pattern is unmistakable as is the resilience of the coats.
They are often well balanced temperamentally and physically. Interesting abyssinian cat facts. Australias first pedigreed cat is part abyssinian.
The abyssinian cat breed is one of the oldest breeds of domesticated cats but little is known about its real origins. In the 1970s an australian woman named dr. Abyssinian cat can reach 2 feet in length and 6 to 10 pounds of weight.
Abyssinian cat breeders listed by cattery who also work with chocolate and lilac colors.