The first ancestors of the Abyssinian cat were ancient cats who lived 2000 years ago on the territory of Abyssinia (Ethiopia). They were sacred animals, and keep them only the pharaohs and members of their families. So grace and royal dignity of the Abyssinian breed in the blood.
Abyssinian cats are ideal for families and active, independent, positive people. They are inexpensive in content, balanced, and intelligent and accommodating. Abyssinian cats attached to the owners and enjoy the attention. Active and lively, they love to play with the owners, might even learn some tricks. And despite this, the Abyssinian cats are not noisy, get along with other animals in the house, good with kids.
According to the observations of owners, she-cats are calmer than the Abyssinian he-cats, but when playing, they can bring destruction into your world. Owners advise to store valuable and fragile items in places where your pet will not be able to reach them. The Abyssinian cat is cheap in maintenance. They are smart, elegant and perfectly understand what is possible and what is not. Despite their wild appearance, they are home, relaxing. They love being stroked, play and get along well with other animals in the house.