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  •   Somali 

General information

  • Semi-longhair version of an Abyssinian Abyssinian.
  • Usual and Sorrel have Championship status.
  • Other colors have Championship status from June 1998.
  • Lively, somewhat independent, and with a quiet voice.
  • Needs regular grooming, but less prone to knotting than a Persian Persian longhair.

Biological data

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

Other sources of information


  • Visit the Cat Fanciers' Association website to search for details of CFA Affiliated cat clubs -
  • Somali Breed Council -


  • Visit the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy website to search for details of GCCF Affiliated cat clubs -
  • Somali Cat Club of Great Britain -

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