Somali Cat

Breed Appearance

The Somali cat first appeared in the US in 1953. It is often described as a long-haired Abyssinian, as the breed is the product of a recessive gene in Abyssinian cats. The Somali cat is characterized by a fox like appearance with a bushy tail, semi-long coat, almond eyes and large pointed ears. There are a total of 28 colors of Somali cat.

Breed Behaviour

Somali cats are active and lively. They are sociable and enjoy being near humans, but are not often fond of being cuddled.


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