Abyssinian
Facts & Advice

A playful friend who loves human company

The Abyssinian is never happier than when in human company, and it is surprisingly comfortable with dogs too, despite its cautious streak. This elegant cat has a distinctively shaped head and wide-set ears, but its personality is more boisterous than its regal bearing suggests. Lively games and plenty of interactive play will keep this intelligent and curious breed content.
To ensure your Abyssinian cat is protected in the case of an emergency, take a look at our cat insurance policies.

Vital Stats

Colour: A warm golden-brown Abyssinian with black markings is classed as ‘usual’. There are other colours too though, such as chocolate, sorrel (a rich cinnamon), blue, lilac and fawn.
Coat: Short, requiring only the occasional brush.
Life span: Up to 15 years is common, with adult Abyssinians retaining their playful personality.
Colour various Coat short
coat
Life span 15years

Abyssinian insurance considerations

Abyssinians sometimes suffer with epilepsy and are prone to hereditary and congenital conditions. Petplan dog insurance offers peace of mind that they will always be protected.

Physical & online consultations i

Physical & online
consultations

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Diagnostic
tests

Prescription medicine i

Prescription
medicine

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Surgery &
specialised care

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Physiotherapy &
recovery therapies

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Hereditary
conditions

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Behavioural
conditions

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Congenital
conditions

Dental illness & injury i

Dental illness
& injury

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Cancer
treatments

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