• Size

    Small to medium, with males weighing 7 to 10 pounds and females weighing 6 to 8 pounds
  • Coat

  • Sheds

  • Color

    Ruddy, red, blue, fawn
  • Vocalization

  • Temperament

    Energetic, active

Regal and highly intelligent, the Abyssinian is best described in one word: busy. Not a lap cat, this insatiably curious breed is always on the move, except when eating or sleeping. A fascinating, gorgeous breed, the Abyssinian is a natural athlete, with a muscular body and no fear of heights. The Aby is an affectionate, loyal, people-oriented companion that is well-suited for families with children older than 6.

Help Your Abyssinian Thrive

Our Experts Recommend These Cat Foods for an Abyssinian.
  • Beyond®
  • Purina® Pro Plan®
  • Purina ONE®
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