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Read About Abyssinian Breed Info

        - Cat Breed Facts
  1. Status: The current status is unknown.
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  3. Size & Weight: Abyssinian cats are medium-sized and weigh 8 to 10 pounds.
  4. Coat: They have a medium length coat that is dense, soft, silky, and has a lustrous sheen.
  5. Head & Muzzle: Their heads are slightly rounded and their muzzles are neither pointed nor blunt.
  6. Body: Abyssinians are medium in length, lithe, graceful and muscular.
  7. Colors: They can be ruddy brown with brown or black shades, red and chocolate-brown, blue and slate blue, and fawn with cocoa brown shades.
  8. Life Expectancy: Indoor Abyssinians can live for 12 to 15 years.
  9. Popularity: They are popular animals.
  10. Habitat: Abyssinians are indoor cats.
      - Cat Breed Origins
  1. Country of Origin: They originated in Ethiopia (previously known as Abyssinia).
  2. Lineage: They are probably a cross between silver and brown tabbies with native British "Bunny" ticked cats.
  3. Date Admitted to CFA: They were first mentioned in the CFA in 1934.
  4. Historical Information: The Abyssinian cat was brought to England from Abyssinia (Ethiopia) at the close of the war in 1874. The first was brought to the United States in 1900.
 - Cat Breed Defining Characteristics
  1. Training Ease: Abyssinians are playful and easy to train, but you must use patience because they have a strong will.
  2. Temperament: Abyssinians are intelligent, curious, problem solvers, playful, affectionate, and loyal but they like to do things on their own terms.
  3. Tolerance to Children: The Abyssinian breed is a playful cat and loves children.
  4. Behavior: They are bird watchers who are mostly on the move. Abyssinian breed info Cat Concerns
  5. Health Issues: They require regular check ups at the Vet.
  6. Feeding: A balanced commercial diet is recommended.
  7. Exercise Needs: Abyssinian cats exercise themselves by moving or playing with the same toy for long periods of time.
  8. Grooming Needs: They should be brushed once a week and bathed once a year during shedding season. Also, their nails should be trimmedtrimmed weekly.
  9. Special Household Needs: The house doors and windows without screens should be kept closed because they have a tendency to run outside.
  10. Travel Needs: The same care taken with a toddler is needed to travel with an Abyssinian.
  11. Getting Along With Other Pets: They get along well with other pets.
 - How to Choose your Cat Breed
  1. ImageWhat to Look For In A Healthy Cat: A healthy Abyssinian should not have a white locket, a kinked tail, a dark, unbroken necklace, a grey undercoat, an incorrect number of toes, and be any color other than the accepted four.
  2. What You Will Need For A New Cat: A new cat needs bowls for food and water, quality food, a litter box with kitty litter, a brush and nail trimmertrimmer, and a scratching post.
  3. Cat-Proofing Your House: You should cat proof the house the same way you would baby proof it.
  4. How To Make Your New Cat Feel At Home: The Abyssinian breed is not a lap pet. They keep on the move and like to play, be talked to, and caressed.