Based near Morpeth, Northumberland. I previously bred Norwegian Forest Cats for almost 20 years, now Somali’s. The longhaired version of the Abyssian which is one of the oldest breeds of cat, from the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. When in full coat, they are quite fox-like.
They come in several colours but only in the ticked tabby pattern. I focus on Wild/Ruddy/Usual which is gentically Black ticked tabby the dilute of that which is Blue ticked tabby but may occasionally have Sorral kittens which is gentically Cinnamon (not Red) and the dilute of that which is fawn ticked tabby.
Somalis are super curious of everything going on in the house, they are there every time you open a door or cupboard. They greet you at the door, remind you it’s dinner time and love to curl up next to you on the sofa or bed.
They have mad half hours, where they chase one another through the house, they are good jumpers and climbers but like all cats, their favourate thing to do is sleep.
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