A longer name of the formal breed is siberian forest cat but it is usually referred to as the siberian or the siberian cat. Choosing a purebred is the best way to know what a cats looks and personality might be like but its never a guarantee.
An introduction to the norwegian forest cat breed about the norwegian forest cat.
Abyssinian cat profile. They are often well balanced temperamentally and physically. The siberian is a landrace variety of domestic cat present in russia for centuries and more recently developed as a formal breed with standards promulgated since the late 1980s. 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.
The abyssinian cat breed. Welcome to the web site of the abyssinian breed council affiliated with the cat fanciers association cfa. Even within breeds cat behavior personality and sometimes appearance will vary widely.
It is seen in four colors ruddy the original pattern red blue and fawn. They vary from medium to medium large in size. An introduction to the abyssinian breed.
The overall impression of the somali is that of a well proportioned medium to large cat firm muscular development lithe showing an alert lively interest in all surroundings with an even disposition and easy to handle. The abyssinian is said to have originated in india and it was also portrayed by the egyptians. The abyssinian is often a colorful cat with a distinctly ticked coat medium in size and regal in appearance.
Lithe hard and muscular showing eager activity and lively interest in their surroundings. In nature showing weakness made them easy prey for predators. Early disease detection all cat breeds.
Known as the skogkatt in its native norway the norwegian forest cat is a large semi longhaired cat whose rugged appearance fits its name. Cats are masters at hiding signs of illness. 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 cat is to give the appearance of activity sound health and general vigor. The somali cat is often described as a long haired african cat.
The somali cat breed.