Cat breeds around the world – the Middle East and Africa

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Cat breeds -Middle East and Africa

abbysinian cat

The very beautiful and revered Abyssinian cat.


Thought to be direct descendants of the sacred temple cats of Egypt. Very intelligent cats which learn to do tricks quickly.


Angora cats were the first long-haired cats to be brought to Europe. They are well-mannered cats with an affectionate nature.

The fur is silky, fine-textured and thicker on the under-side.

Turkish Van

An angora cat from Turkey. An intelligent if slightly lazy cat, water loving and peaceful in nature.

The cats are chestnut and white coloured and have heavy fur with small paws.

turkish van cat

Egyptian Mau

Similar in build to Abyssinian cats, reputed to be direct descendants from the temple cats.

egyptian mau cat

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