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Coat Type, Color & Grooming: May be one of three distinct color patterns:
Ruddy: Orange-brown fur, ticked with dark brown or black; ears and tail are tipped with black; underside of body and inside legs are orange-brown or burnt sienna, without ticking; nose is tile red; paw pads are black or brown.
Red: Reddish fur, ticked with chocolate brown; ears and tail are tipped with chocolate brown; nose and paw pads are pink.
Blue: Blue-gray fur, ticked with various shades of slate blue; ears and tail tipped with slate-blue; underside of body and inside forelegs are soft cream to beige; nose is dark pink; paw pads are mauve.

Physical Attributes: Medium sized; firm, muscular, well-balanced body; slightly rounded, wedge-shaped head with large ears and large, almond-shaped eyes; fairly long tail; soft, silky coat.

Personality: Active and affectionate; prefers larger, open spaces; gets along with dogs; likes water and heights.

Reader's Comments on the Abyssinian Cat
CM Bailey
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Added on Jan 1st, 2008
I have an Abyssinian who eats until he vomits... I do not free feed him due to this...he will take food from my other animals, including the dogs...any suggestions?
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