Abyssinian-The Facts Every Owner Of This Cat Breed Should Know


Author : Robert Benjamin


A wild looking cat, the Abyssinian is thought to be one of the oldest breeds in the world. Though paintings of them have been found in ancient Egyptian art, their exact origins are unclear. Some believe they came from Ethiopia (formerly called Abyssinia) and others believe they originated from areas near the coast of India. Whatever the origins, Abyssinians were imported to England where they were refined by breeders.

Abyssinians are average sized cats of a medium build, weighing abou