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Synonyms for Abyssinian

a small slender short-haired breed of African origin having brownish fur with a reddish undercoat

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Leon, "An early-onset retinal dystrophy with dominant inheritance in the Abyssinian cat. Clinical and pathological findings," Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, vol.
Narfstrom, "Hereditary progressive retinal atrophy in the Abyssinian cat," The Journal of Heredity, vol.
She said: "I thought it would be like having a bad meal at a restaurant - they wouldn't come back." But Falkirk sheriff court heard the five year old Abyssinian cats, called Nush and Mr Baz, died in agony soon afterwards in October last year.
Samantha and Amelie are three-year-old Abyssinian cats who live with Bob and Isobel Gray in Dumbarton.
The Abyssinian cats that Narfstrom is working with typically start to lose their sight when they are around one or two years old and are completely blind by age four.