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The Abyssinian is very athletic and active. People are transported back to ancient Egypt when seeing an Abyssinian for the first time- their elegant form reminds you of Bast, the ancient Egyptian Goddess of protection.

This breed has a distinctive "ticked" tabby coat and dark facial markings and has a unique way of standing and walking- they are tippy toed!

Blue Abyssinian bred by Adrienne Swart, owner of Abyzulu Cattery in the Western Cape. Photo courtesy of Adri Swart.

This breed loves playing with toys and are very social. Refer to the Breeder's List for the SACC Abyssinian Breeders. Toy supplied by Feline Fun Factory - visit them at

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