The ocicat is an all domestic breed of cat which resembles a wild cat but has no wild dna in its gene poolthe breed is unusual in that it is spotted like a wild cat but has the temperament of a domestic animalit is named for its resemblance to the ocelotthe breed was established from siamese and abyssinian stock. Prairieridge tonkinese ocicats and abyssinians.
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Abyssinian cat on leash. Later american shorthairs silver tabbies were added to the mix and gave the. The abyssinian is said to have originated in india and it was also portrayed by the egyptians. The site has evolved from pictures and cat breeds to wild cats and welfare.
A visitor made the following comment on cat body types. The maine coon is a native new englander hailing from maine where he was a popular mouser farm cat and most likely ships cat at least as far back as the early 19 th century. I am passionate about cat welfare.
An introduction to the maine coon cat breed about the maine coon cat. Tonkinese ocicat and abyssinian information tonkinese ocicat and abyssinian kitten photos and video cat shows. Abyssinian cat has been domesticated few thousand years ago probably in egypt or in the southeast asia exact origin of abyssinian cat is unknown.
The cats listed are a selection. Abyssinian cat is a type of shorthaired cat. If youre pining for a sweet gentle lap cat the abyssinian likely isnt a good match for your home.
Myths legend and lore surround the maine coon cat. Like other breeds of cats it originates from african wild cat. Abyssinian temperament and personality.
Photos of cat breeds a h to see the more established breeds this lead to two more pages of pictures of breeds. There are many more cat breeds albeit that some are on the fringes of the cat fancy see domestic cat breeds for what i call fringe breeds. A savannah cat is a cross between a domestic cat and a serval a medium sized large eared wild african catthe unusual cross became popular among breeders at the end of the 1990s and in 2001 the international cat association tica accepted it as a new registered breed.
He is a natural breed and little is known of his origins. It is seen in four colors ruddy the original pattern red blue and fawn.