A red Abyssinian cat
A red Abyssinian cat
 
 
A silver Abyssinian kitten
A silver Abyssinian kitten
 
 
Two playful Abyssinian kittens
Two playful Abyssinian kittens
 
 
A pair of young adult Abyssinian cats
A pair of young adult Abyssinian cats
 
 
An Abyssinian yawning
An Abyssinian yawning
 
 
Abyssinian cats are very curious.
Abyssinian cats are very curious.
 
 
Abyssinians are loyal and loving cats.
Abyssinians are loyal and loving cats.
 
Abyssinian Cat
Topic(s):   Cats (Tame)
Quick Facts
Type of Animal mammal
Country of Origin Egypt
Class shorthair
Weight 9 to 17 pounds (4 to 8 kilograms)
Life span 16 to 20 years
Male tom
Female queen
Baby kitten
Group clutter
Endangered no

The Abyssinian is a beautiful cat. It has a sleek coat of fur. Its fur looks like a wild animalís fur. It shines in the sunlight. The coat can be red, chocolate, silver or cream color. Its eyes are shaped like almonds.

The Abyssinian is athletic and active. This cat likes to run, jump and climb. It likes to explore new places and people. This cat does not meow or make many noises. It is quiet. The Abyssinian can have eye problems. It may become blind as it gets older.

An Abyssinian cat is very smart. It is close to its owner. The Abyssinian can demand a lot of your attention. It is very good at training you in what it wants. This cat will follow you around the house. It wants to be helpful. The Abyssinian cat is very loyal and enjoys being around you. However, it will not sit on your lap.

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