Breed Profile


This sleek looking animal looks like it could be a tiny cougar. The ruddy version of the animal has a dazzling coat. If you're looking for a truly regal-looking animal, then you may want to consider this wonderful breed which is also a member of the aristocrats.

One of the oldest breeds of house cats it is thought to be a direct descendant of the sacred cat of Egypt, based on Egyptian paintings and sculptures.

The modern-day Abyssinian has been meticulously bred for colour, pattern and type. Its svelte, long body is fitted with large eyes and a sturdy coat.

One of this cat's most stunning features is its eyes - the almond-shaped eyes mesmerise all those who look into them. They are also panther-like when it comes to playing and joining in activities. Stately in looks they have also been given the grace of a dancer.

Extremely loving and gentle by nature, as long as they are cared for properly they will make superb pets. They are not too talkative, but they do like to climb so just be wary of their needs in that area. They do not like to be caged so avoid this as well.

Recommended Breeders

Breeder NameKennelState 
Jan Fuller Hitaga WA Contact
Maureen Campbell Glenmaulyn WA Contact
Jenni McKernan Asmara QLD Contact
Carole Carroll Joylincar WA Contact
Anne Kirtland Charlbury SA Contact
Eileen Pittaway Merindalee VIC Contact
Tara Carle Abrashka WA Contact
Michael and Sue Shawn Osiris(v) QLD Contact
Sue Morey kruizin cattery NSW Contact
Fiona Neighal MauZaire QLD Contact
Christine Mangin AbysrokQFA QLD Contact
January Mosbey Coneat QLD Contact
Tracey Jack Amahle NSW Contact
Kerrie Austin Culurdane TAS Contact
Holly Coupe Lucylulu QLD Contact
Lee Caldwell Allerbeste SA Contact
Michelle Lorenzi Nericon NSW Contact
maree edwards MareeTest NT Contact

*** We have vetted and approved these independent breeders as meeting, at the time, our criteria for the reliable breeding, feeding, care and sale of suitable quality kittens of this breed. This does not mean that other breeders do not meet these criteria or are not otherwise suitable suppliers. Nor can our vetting and approval guarantee the quality of a breeder or kitten or that you will be happy with them. We disclaim any liability for the quality, acts or omissions of these breeders or their kittens and our approval of breeders is not a substitute for you making all appropriate enquiries and checks (including veterinary checks) before choosing a specific breeder or kitten.



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