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Breed: Abyssinian:

  • The Abyssinian resembles the Sacred Cat of Egypt, but it is uncertain exactly where the modern breed originated.
  • Abyssinians are medium-sized cats, with a firm, lithe, and muscular build.
  • The head is moderately wedge-shaped, though the muzzle is not sharply pointed.
  • Their eyes are set well apart and are usually amber, hazel, or green.
  • Their ears are large and alert, and moderately pointed.
  • Abyssinians have small, oval, and compact paws.
  • The coat of the Abyssinian is soft, silky, and thick.
  • The hairs are medium length and have two or three bands of ticking.
  • The Abyssinian can come in several colors: ruddy brown, red, and blue-grey.
  • Abyssinians have darker hair on the back of the hind legs and at the tail tip.
  • They shouldn't have bars on their legs, chest, or tail.
  • They often have a necklace, but ideally this should be broken.
  • Their hair around their lips and lower jaw tends to be white; but they shouldn't have a white locket.

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