One of the original cat breeds with an evidence of its existence dating back 4,000 years ago in ancient Egypt. Zula, the first Aby cat was introduced to Europe in 1868 by a British soldier. The Abyssinian cat arrived in the U.S. in the early 1900s but didn’t became popular in America until 1930s. Today, the Abyssinian cat ranks among the top five most popular cat breeds in the world.
Abyssinian cats are nicknamed the “runway models of feline world”. This cat breed is blessed with a long, lean, muscular body with long lean legs. Aby cats has almond-shaped eyes, oversized pointed ears and ticked coat pattern which resembles that of wild cats such as cougars. Abyssinian Cats are medium sized cats that can weigh 6 to 10 pounds.
This cat breed sport the jungle look of felis lybica, the African wildcat ancestor of all domestic cats. Abys are ideal breeds to learn basic obedience and master tricks using clicker training. Abyssinian cats love the heights. They like to be as high up as possible so keep your breakables