A product of a recessive gene in abyssinian cats though how the gene was introduced into the abyssinian gene pool is unknown. The abyssinian cat breed is one of the oldest breeds of domesticated cats but little is known about its real origins.
Although he resembles a small african wildcat hes a domestic feline through and through.
Lilac abyssinian cat. My name is rebecca eagland. The somali cat is often described as a long haired african cat. In the 1970s an australian woman named dr.
You will find cats with unusual features like short tailed bobtails and curly eared cats hybrid cats from domestic cat wild cat crosses and of course new cat breeds that are still being developed. Producing the following championship colours. Some think that it is a descendant of the first cats of egypt as the abyssinian looks like the cats in egyptian art and some believe that british soldiers brought a cat from abyssinia now known as ethiopia with them at the end of the abyssinian war in 1868.
Welcome to abychat abyssinian cats. The confident and alert abyssinian is thought to be one of the oldest cat breeds. Cfa breedcolor designation charts.
Truda straede decided to breed a new feline that possessed attributes of all her favorite cat types. The thai cat and the western modern siamese cat share a commonality of distant relatives the point colouration gene and the outgoing people loving vocal personality made famous in the west by the early siamese imports but they have distinct shapes of body head and facial features. Usual sorrel blue fawn chocolate and lilac abyssinians.
Abyssinian cat breeders listed by cattery who also work with chocolate and lilac colors. 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. For the other cat breeds please click on the relevant link below.
Australias first pedigreed cat is part abyssinian. The primary features of the thai are that it is a point coloured pointed cat of foreign body type. Each breed is summarised and there is button link which goes to much more.
I am a breeder of top quality abyssinians under the prefix abychat. Abyssinian to himalayan japanese bobtail to pixie bob. A comprehensive cat breed list featuring domestic cats.