Kathleen has had a lifelong love of persians and then exotic shorthairs starting her breeding program in 1986 with her husband mark fisher. Although the abyssinian is one of the oldest known breeds there continues to be speculation and controversy concerning its history.
A product of a recessive gene in abyssinian cats though how the gene was introduced into the abyssinian gene pool is unknown.
Abyssinian somali cat. 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. Please click on the breed headings below to view their official standards. The history of the somali.
Savannah richmond hill ga listing expired hope he found a good home. Like his sibling the abyssinian the somali lives life to the fullest. Scar is a network of dedicated volunteers who serve the southern california area and the cfa southwest region in rescuing and finding homes for abyssinian and somali cats and kittens that are in need.
The somali cat breed. Craigslist abyssinian listing half abyssinian with white on him was a stray. Our hope is that no abyssinian or somali is left behind unwanted andor in danger.
He climbs higher jumps farther plays harder. The somali is the longhaired variety of the abyssinian a cat whose origin is surrounded by many romantic talesdespite his name hes not from somalia the next door neighbor to ethiopia formerly known as abyssinia but more likely the coast of the indian ocean and parts of southeast asia. We are an all volunteer group that rescues fosters and places abyssinian and somali cats within new england and the mid atlantic states.
Southern california abyssinian rescue inc. All allowable colours are listed within each breed. The cat is to give the appearance of activity sound health and general vigor.
2 yr old abyssinian male. Nothing escapes the notice of this highly intelligent and inquisitive cat a quality that makes life with him both endlessly entertaining and continuously challenging. An introduction to the abyssinian breed.
Database donated by kathleen p. At the end of the breeds is a description of the tabby patterns and general remarks for all breeds. The somali cat is often described as a long haired african cat.