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An introduction to the abyssinian breed.
Abyssinian cat origin. Truda straede decided to breed a new feline that possessed attributes of all her favorite cat types. Pictures of cat breeds from abyssinian to himalayan a h are on this page. A product of a recessive gene in abyssinian cats though how the gene was introduced into the abyssinian gene pool is unknown.
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. This cat rare outside the united states is medium to large in. Click for illustrated checklist on buying a kittenfor all the many dwarf cat breeds please scroll down to select dwarf cats.
The somali cat is often described as a long haired african cat. Abyssinian cat is a type of shorthaired cat. The abyssinian is noted for its regal appearance and lithe body with long slender legs.
All images are the property of their respective owners. Australias first pedigreed cat is part abyssinian. 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. It resembles the sacred cat of ancient egypt. Abyssinian cat has been domesticated few thousand years ago probably in egypt or in the southeast asia exact origin of abyssinian cat is unknown.
Although the abyssinian is one of the oldest known breeds there continues to be speculation and controversy concerning its history. Abyssinian catthe abyssinian resembles the sacred cat of ancient egyptencyclopaedia britannica inc. Like other breeds of cats it originates from african wild cat.