It was also one of the first members of the governing council of the cat fancy and therefore has a right in perpetuity to two delegates to represent the clubs interests at council meetingsdr margaret frayne has written an interesting essay on the. Welcome to abychat abyssinian cats.
The history of abyssinians.
Abyssinian cat history. The club was founded in 1929 primarily to promote the pure breeding of the abyssinian cat. Producing the following championship colours. They are often well balanced temperamentally and physically.
The abyssinian cat breed. 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. I am a breeder of top quality abyssinians under the prefix abychat.
Lithe hard and muscular showing eager activity and lively interest in their surroundings. The original abyssinian cat club of great britain. An introduction to the abyssinian breed.
Welcome to the web site of the abyssinian breed council affiliated with the cat fanciers association cfa. The abyssinian has many romantic tales about his origins but hes not from ethiopia formerly known as abyssinia. Usual sorrel blue fawn chocolate and lilac abyssinians.
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. My name is rebecca eagland. Truda straede decided to breed a new feline that possessed attributes of all her favorite cat types.
A product of a recessive gene in abyssinian cats though how the gene was introduced into the abyssinian gene pool is unknown. Although the abyssinian is one of the oldest known breeds there continues to be speculation and controversy concerning its history. The abyssinian is often a colorful cat with a distinctly ticked coat medium in size and regal in appearance.
Australias first pedigreed cat is part abyssinian. In the 1970s an australian woman named dr. As of 2016 the international cat association tica.
The following list of cat breeds includes only domestic cat breeds and domestic wild hybridsthe list includes established breeds recognized by various cat registries new and experimental breeds landraces being established as standardized breeds distinct domestic populations not being actively developed and lapsed extinct breeds. The somali cat is often described as a long haired african cat.