Domestic cats are affected by over 250 naturally occurring hereditary disorders many of which are similar to those in humans such as diabetes hemophilia and taysachs disease. Abyssinian cat breeders listed by cattery who also work with chocolate and lilac colors.
Abyssinian cat has been domesticated few thousand years ago probably in egypt or in the southeast asia exact origin of abyssinian cat is unknown.
Abyssinian cat health. Abyssinian cat is a type of shorthaired cat. In observance of national cat health month we want to remind you that even if your cat does not appear to be sick preventative care is important. My name is rebecca eagland.
At the end of the breeds is a description of the tabby patterns and general remarks for all breeds. Welcome to the web site of the abyssinian breed council affiliated with the cat fanciers association cfa. Please click on the breed headings below to view their official standards.
Like other breeds of cats it originates from african wild cat. Abyssinian temperament and personality. If youre pining for a sweet gentle lap cat the abyssinian likely isnt a good match for your home.
Usual sorrel blue fawn chocolate and lilac abyssinians. A product of a recessive gene in abyssinian cats though how the gene was introduced into the abyssinian gene pool is unknown. I am a breeder of top quality abyssinians under the prefix abychat.
For example abyssinian cats pedigree contains a genetic mutation that causes retinitis pigmentosa which also affects humans. Scar is a network of dedicated volunteers who serve the southern california area and the cfa southwest region in rescuing and finding homes for abyssinian and somali cats and kittens that are in need. Southern california abyssinian rescue inc.
The somali cat is often described as a long haired african cat. Producing the following championship colours. All allowable colours are listed within each breed.
Welcome to abychat abyssinian cats. Our breed council members are advisory to the cfa board of directors regarding issues concerning the abyssinian breed standardany proposed changes to the breed standard are voted on annually under the direction of martha auspitz the current breed council secretary. How often do you take your cat to the veterinarian.
Familial renal disease is inherited in abyssinians and persians.