Thousands of years ago a wildcat first started lingering on the outskirts of a human camp perhaps to eat the mice living in peoples granaries. Cat felis catus also called house cat or domestic cat domesticated member of the family felidae order carnivora and the smallest member of that familylike all felids domestic cats are characterized by supple low slung bodies finely molded heads long tails that aid in balance and specialized teeth and claws that adapt them admirably to a life of active hunting.
Abyssinians are original to northern africa.
Abyssinian cat domesticated wild cats. Abyssinian cats also contain some english tabby. History and genetics of the tabby cat with a list of cat breeds that exhibit tabby coat patterns. Now billions of house pets and countless cat.
With the progress of time and human intervention hybridization took place in different parts of the world giving rise to many. Some feral cats may become more comfortable with people who regularly feed them but even with long term attempts at socialization they usually remain fearful. Like other breeds of cats it originates from african wild cat.
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A feral cat is a freely ranging wild living domestic cat felis catus that avoids human contact. Abyssinian cat has been domesticated few thousand years ago probably in egypt or in the southeast asia exact origin of abyssinian cat is unknown. It does not allow itself to be handled or touched and usually remains hidden from humans.
Abyssinian cat is a type of shorthaired cat. The wildcat is a species complex comprising two small wild cat species the european wildcat felis silvestris and the african wildcat f. The abyssinian is one of the most ancient cat breeds.
The abyssinian cat breed is one of the oldest breeds of domesticated cats but little is known about its real origins. Lybicathe european wildcat inhabits forests in europe and the caucasus while the african wildcat inhabits semi arid landscapes and steppes in africa the arabian peninsula central asia into western india and western china. From the earliest history of cats dating over 9500 years they have often figured alongside man and been a popular subject of many legends.
All abyssinians are descended from one kitten named zulu that a soldier brought to england from alexandria egypt. Cat breeds different types of cats. 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.
Classic tabby markings the mackerel tabby is one of five tabby coat patterns.