Abyssinian Cats and Kittens
Abyssinian Breed Profile
Abyssinian cats are among the oldest breed known, however the exact origins are
unclear. In the 19th centuary mummified remains of ancient egyptian cats were found to closely resemble cats found in Abyssian [now named Ethiopia]. It's thought that both cats may have originated from the African wildcat, Kaffir cat [Felis silvestris lybica].
Abyssinian are regarded as possibly the most intelligent of cats. They are a
affectionate breed that enjoys human company but are of an independant mind,
enjoy their freedom, and generally do not make good lap cats. They are
energetic, curious and playful and can get bored easily without adequate mental
- Little grooming required
- Health Problems
- Similar Breeds
Somali: The Somali has longer hair, a rounded head and a fluffier tail.
Abyssinian Kittens for Sale in the UK
If your looking to buy an Abyssinian kitten or cat, the breeders listed below often have kittens available for sale.
- Merrydancer Abyssinians - Abyssinians cat breeder based in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England.
- Tiggydance British Shorthair & Abyssinians Breeders of British Shorthairs & Abyssinians. All our kittens are bred for personality and quality.
- Ameeka Abyssinians and Ocicats - Breeders of pedigree Abyssinian kittens and Ocicat kittens in the UK. Abyssinian Cat and Ocicat breed information. Taking your kitten home, how your kitten was raised. Links to other breeders of Abyssinians and Ocicats.
- MakeItSo Cats - Breeders of Abyssinian and Somali cats in the United Kingdom
- Marafiki Abyssinian Cats - Marafiki Abyssinians are a small hobby home breeder of pedigree Abyssinian cats and kittens. We are located in Worthing, West Sussex, in the South of England, UK. Our aim is to breed happy healthy kittens, and just as importantly, high quality kittens, to maintain the already high standards of Abyssinian cats in this country.
- Melissaidan - Abyssinian cat and Egyptian Mau cat breeders based in Kent, UK.
- Rintinaby Abyssinians - Breeder of Abyssinian cats in Edinburgh, Scotland.
- Saladin Abyssinians - Home of quality home raised abyssinian cats and kittens. Usual, Sorrel, Blue and Fawn.
- Witchfyre - Witchfyre Siberians, Neva Masquerade and Abyssinians cat breeding cattery, showing and breeding cats based in Preston, Lancashire.