Although these cats are considered to be of the best quality, their origin is not known exactly, in terms of shape resembles the old Egyptian cat with a strong coordinated body and a beautiful long neck and large ears and almond eyes
This quality is still similar to the African cat, who is considered the ancestor of cats.
The so-called Ethiopian cat is not relative to the Ethiopian (Ethiopia) as some think …
These cats were first shown in 1871 at the Crystal Palace Gallery in England.An English writer in 1872 wrote an article about this cat and he put the picture of the cat during the Ethiopian War.Therefore, he called the Ethiopian cat and published his book in 1874. Genetic examination of this cat proves that this species of cats came from the shores of the Indian Ocean and from areas in the southeast of Asia.
This cat was brought from Abyssinia at the end of the Ethiopian war and may have been the first time it entered England in 1868 with British troops.
Certainly all the Ethiopian cats in the world are descendants of the Ethiopian cat that was born in England
The first cat of this quality released from England to North America was in 1900 but not of authentic quality. In 1930 an authentic species was exported from England to breeders in America.
The Ethiopian cat is one of the smartest animals on earth. It is social in nature and does not fit to be never labs, but loves to be with people and has a curiosity and very fulfilling.
Although many believe that the Ethiopian cat is a descendant of the sacred cats from Egypt, but the exact origin is that it is a mysterious breed, it is true that there is a great similarity between the Ethiopian and modern and that this form of cats is depicted in ancient Egyptian bronzes and paintings, but it is not a final breed.
general look :
The Abyssinian cat is characterized by short hair at the level of the entire body, but its fur, such as rabbit fur, may resemble the color of the wild rabbit and sometimes copper-red with a triangle-shaped head and ears relatively larger than usual.
During World Wars I and II, food shortages led to the almost extinction of this breed, which was heavily infected in the 1960s and 1970s with feline leukemia virus. Today, the Ethiopian cat is one of the most wanted and loved cats, especially in North America.
Abyssinian cat or Abyssinian cat needs a perfect owner, which is not like other cats, but it is a playful species, which always need the care and attention of the owner Vtjdha share sit on your bed and perhaps share the newspaper itself and do not let you read without interfering and bothering you, but if you feel that the owner was busy So much they enter a fit of inactivity and sorrow
As this breed is closer to the wilderness, the owners must provide it with space or at least a small garden and does not leave it like the rest of the factions between the closed walls where he enjoys much climbing walls and this genetic advantage in it