These include fawn chocolate lilac sex linked red and cream many new silver combinations and even torties although at present most of these do not have championship status. Abyssinian cat overview one of the earliest recognised breeds distinguished by its ticked coat.
Ruddy red blue and fawn.
Blue lilac abyssinian cat. This slender shorthaired medium sized cat comes in several different colors. The abyssinian is a very active playful and inquisitive breed with a high intelligence and engaging personality. They usually have gold or light brown eyes.
Slate blue and depending on the association can include additional colors like chocolate lilac and silver tones. Ruddy is the usual color. Read about the rare aby colors chocolate and lilac.
All abyssinian cats have ticked coats though in some colours the ticking shows up more clearly than in others. Abyssinians in ruddy sorrel cinnamonred blue fawn. Usual sorrel and blue have championship status.
The abyssinian is a spunky medium sized cat that gets about 6 10bs known for their love of heights and their coat looking similar to a cougar. And the co ordinating cat council of australia ccca. There are also silver abyssinian cats and chocolate and lilac forms.
The abyssinian cat as it is known today was bred in great britain. Her chocolate and lilac abyssinians have done very well on the show bench. Blue 23c aby a overall.
Multiple genes affect the coat colour in cats and in abyssinians the recessive colours are blue and cinnamon. The lilac abyssinian cat is a pastel version of the chocolate aby. I want this article to be both a presentation of the chocolate and lilac colours in the abyssinian and somali breeds and a small tutorial on what the underlying genetics are.
If both the blue and cinnamon gene pairs are present the resulting cat is fawn in colour. Silvers other than red cream and tortie did achieve championship status from june 1998 fawns have provisional status and all other colors have preliminary status. These colours are considered as new colours in the abyssinian and somali breeds but remain within the wood type colour range which suits them so well.
Chocolate and lilac abys are shown in championship classes in. In the blue coat colour. Abyssinian kittens for sale abyssinian cat breeders.
Chocolate and lilac abyssinians have been bred overseas in england australia and other countries. Alexys rare abyssinian colors. They have been shown under new.
The abyssinian is a slender fine boned medium sized cat. It is alleged that british soldiers deployed to north africa in the nineteenth century returned home with kittens purchased from local traders. The ticking color is a pinkish grey which color is at the tip of the tail and soles of the feet as well.
The international cat association. The undercoat of a lilac aby is of a pinkish cream color. Also jody has bred the more unusual abyssinian coat colours of lilac and chocolate which are recognised by the new zealand cat fancy inc.