Abyssinian cat can reach 2 feet in length and 6 to 10 pounds of weight. Cfa breedcolor designation charts.
He is a natural breed and little is known of his origins.
Abyssinian cat facts. How long is uncertain. Abyssinian cat has short silky thick fur that can be silver golden brown cinnamon blue gray and light brown color. Australias first pedigreed cat is part abyssinian.
Truda straede decided to breed a new feline that possessed attributes of all her favorite cat types. Interesting abyssinian cat facts. Choosing a purebred is the best way to know what a cats looks and personality might be like but its never a guarantee.
Even within breeds cat behavior personality and sometimes appearance will vary widely. The bengal cat is a domesticated cat breed created from hybrids of domestic cats and the asian leopard cat prionailurus bengalensis the breed name comes from the taxonomic name. Van cats have been reported living in the vicinity of the city of van and the general lake van area for centuries.
Back crossing to domestic cats is then done with the goal of creating a healthy and docile cat with wild looking high contrast coat. An introduction to the abyssinian breed. The following codes incorporate the breed color and sex of a cat registered by cfa and used in the prefix section of a cats registration number.
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. Cat felis catus also called house cat or domestic cat domesticated member of the family felidae order carnivora and the smallest member of that familylike all felids domestic cats are characterized by supple low slung bodies finely molded heads long tails that aid in balance and specialized teeth and claws that adapt them admirably to a life of active hunting. In the 1970s an australian woman named dr.
Although he resembles a small african wildcat hes a domestic feline through and through. The confident and alert abyssinian is thought to be one of the oldest cat breeds. Although the abyssinian is one of the oldest known breeds there continues to be speculation and controversy concerning its history.
Bengals have a wild appearance and may show spots rosettes arrowhead. Genetic research has shown that the domestic cats ancestor the african wild cat felis silvestris lybica was domesticated for rodent control about 9000 years ago in the near east when tribes transitioned from hunter gathering to crop farming and.