The somali cat is often described as a long haired african cat. Abyssinian coats can sometimes be confused with tabbies but they stand out with their ticked coats which are smooth and feel silky to touch.
The confident and alert abyssinian is thought to be one of the oldest cat breeds.
Abyssinian cat ruddy. Green valley az 15 yr old ruddy male abyssinian named ramses. Although he resembles a small african wildcat hes a domestic feline through and through. The abyssinian cat breed.
They are often well balanced temperamentally and physically. Pisika wane are a distinctive landrace of domestic cat found in the lake van region of eastern turkeythey are relatively large have a chalky white coat sometimes with ruddy coloration on the head and hindquarters and have blue or amber eyes or are odd eyed having. Truda straede decided to breed a new feline that possessed attributes of all her favorite cat types.
The ticked pattern is unmistakable as is the resilience of the coats. Welcome to the web site of the abyssinian breed council affiliated with the cat fanciers association cfa. Although the abyssinian is one of the oldest known breeds there continues to be speculation and controversy concerning its history.
Australias first pedigreed cat is part abyssinian. Found their forever home you might find an aby who is not listed yet at one of these shelters arizona. A product of a recessive gene in abyssinian cats though how the gene was introduced into the abyssinian gene pool is unknown.
The abyssinian is often a colorful cat with a distinctly ticked coat medium in size and regal in appearance. Welcome to eszencia home of the beautiful abyssinian cat. An introduction to the abyssinian breed.
Lithe hard and muscular showing eager activity and lively interest in their surroundings. In the 1970s an australian woman named dr. Vana katou western armenian.
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.