Abyssinians are highly intelligent, affectionate & active cats. They they love people & like to be included in everyday family life. Abyssinian cats often enjoy a game of fetch with their human companions. They are not an overly talkative cat & have a quiet voice.
Abyssinian Kitten - The Abyssinian is one of the oldest breeds of pedigree cat and was one of those exhibited at the very first cat show held at the Crystal Palace in 1871. It is generally agreed that this breed originated in Egypt, and certainly the ticked coat pattern would have been the perfect camouflage for wild cats living in the dry, scrubby North African habitat.