• Size

    Medium to large, with males weighing 10 to 12 pounds and females weighing 6 to 10 pounds
  • Coat

    Medium, fine, soft
  • Sheds

  • Color

    Ruddy, red, blue, fawn
  • Vocalization

    Quiet, may softly chirp
  • Temperament

    Mischievous, tenacious, intelligent, affectionate

Strikingly beautiful, the Somali looks like a small wild fox with her full bushy tail and britches, large ears and dramatically ticked coat. This highly intelligent feline is known to open cupboards and fetch toys. The Somali loves attention and affection. The breed also is known for loving to play and having a zest for life. Highly adaptable, the Somali adjusts easily to new people and situations.

Help Your Somali Thrive

Our Experts Recommend These Cat Foods for a Somali.
  • Beyond®
  • Purina® Pro Plan®
  • Purina ONE®
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