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The Somali Cat Breed


The Somali cat breed is the semi-long haired descendant of the Abyssinian cat breed. It has the same beautiful looks but has a shaggy ticked coat with a fox-like tail and ear tufts.

Somali cat breed A Blue Somali kitten, aged 3 months


Both the Abyssinian and the Somali cats are bred in chocolate, blue, cinnamon, ruddy, fawn and lilac colors.

Somali cat breed Somali cat photo by Wiki user RedEd

Abyssinian Cat Abyssinian cat Quiomme's Gustav - photo by Karin Langner-Bahmann

Personality & Temperament

The Somali cat is a loyal and affectionate cat breed that loves to be around their humans. This highly intelligent cat will explore every part of their home and will make sure that you have constant supervision and assistance with all your chores.

Somali cat breed A Ruddy Somali kitten, aged 2 and a half months (photo by Julia Shepeleva)

The Somali is great with children and other pets and love to engage the entire family in their antics. Games that involve running, jumping and lots of activity are highly appreciated by the Somali cat breed.

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