Abyssinian Cat











The Abyssinian cat is a joy to have in your home. They’re affectionate, easy to care for and they love people.

Abyssinian Cat At a Glance

  • Weight: medium-size cat weighing 7-11 lbs.
  • Longevity: 9-14 yrs.
  • Colors: ruddy, red, blue, fawn, cinnamon
  • Eye color: green, gold
  • Tendency to shed: low
  • Less allergenic: no
  • Head: rounded wedge-shape
  • Muzzle: rounded
  • Ears: large and broad.
  • Eyes: almond-shaped, big and shiny.
  • Body: medium-long and muscular.
  • Legs: slim and long
  • Paws: small and oval-shaped with five toes on the front paws and four toes on the rear paws
  • Tail: long and tapered
  • Coat: soft, medium-long, fine and shiny
  • BehaviorAbyssinian cats are known to be quite active. They tend to spend a lot of time playing, and therefore need lots of toys. Some people say that these cats are particularly inclined to break things. Natural climbers, they are known to enjoy tall scratching posts. An Abyssinian is the wrong choice for anyone who spends a lot of time away from home.

Breed Characteristics:

Potential for Playfulness

Kid Friendly

Pet Friendly

Intelligence

Affectionate with Family

Easy to Groom

General Health


Abyssinian Cat Breed Standards

History of the Abyssinian Cat

Abyssinian Cat Breeders


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The personality of my Kasha is pretty much alike as described in the books. She is very active but at the same time an easy-to-have cat for my home. She likes to be rubbed with a cloth rewarding me with a loving purr. She is very social, intelligent and... Read More.


Abyssinian Kitties

The Abyssinian is highly intelligent, and loves to play and interact with people. They love to bird-watch, a feeder by a window for his viewing pleasure is always welcome. Or, you can train him to go for a stroll outside on a leash.


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