a comparison among the member organisations

Abyssinian

Abyssinian ACF Logo CCCofA Logo CFA Logo FIFe Logo GCCF Logo NZCF Logo SACC Logo TICA Logo WCF Logo
  ACF Abysinnian CCCA Abysinnian CFA Abysinnian FIFe Abysinnian GCCF Abysinnian NZCF Abysinnian SACC Abysinnian TICA Abysinnian WCF Abysinnian
Breed Name Abyssinian Abyssinian Abyssinian Abyssinian Abyssinian Abyssinian Abyssinian Abyssinian Abyssinian
Recognition status full full full full full
for some varieties
full full full full
Breed code ABY none none ABY 23 ABY ABY AB ABY
Allowable outcrosses Somali none none Somali none Somali Somali none Somali
Recognised colours tawny (ruddy, usual) ABY n

cinnamon (sorrel) ABY o

blue ABY a

fawn ABY p

silver series of above (s)
tawny (ruddy, usual)

cinnamon (sorrel)

blue

fawn

chocolate

lilac

silver series of above colours
ruddy (tawny, usual)

red (cinnamon, sorrel)

blue

fawn
usual (tawny, ruddy) ABY n

sorrel (cinnamon) ABY o

blue ABY a

fawn ABY p

silver series of above colours (s)
usual (tawny, ruddy) (23)*

sorrel (cinnamon) (23a)*

chocolate (23b)*

blue (23c)*

lilac (23d)*

fawn (23e)*

red (23f)

cream (23g)

usual tortie (23t)

sorrel tortie (23at)

chocolate tortie (23bt)

blue tortie (23ct)

lilac tortie (23dt)

fawn tortie (23et)

The ‘*’ denotes full recognition.

Silver series of above colours with full recognition only if applicable to base colour.

Other colours are provisionally recognised and can be registered.
ruddy (tawny, usual)

blue

chocolate

sorrel (cinnamon)

lilac

fawn

silver series of above colours
ruddy (tawny, usual)

sorrel (cinnamon)

chocolate

blue

lilac

fawn

silver series of above colours
ruddy (tawny, usual)

chocolate cinnamon (sorrel)

blue

lilac

fawn

silver series of above colours
ruddy (tawny, usual) ABY n

sorrel (cinnamon) ABY o

blue ABY a

fawn ABY p

silver series of above colours (s)
Breeding restrictions Crossing of Abyssinian and Somali allowed but shorthaired offspring will be registered as ABY with ‘var’ for variant incorporated into registration number. Non-silver progeny of silver Abyssinian may only be used for breeding with silver Abyssinian, they may NOT be bred with non silver Abyssinian.

Short haired progeny of Abyssinian x Somali may not be bred into the Abyssinian population.
    Abyssinians should not be bred from cats that demonstrate disqualifying faults, veterinary defects or extreme variation from the Standard of Points.

No variants allowed.
  none none  
Special notes Pedigrees of non silvers from silver matings will note that fact.

Adding (s) to the registration number is common practice.
  Eight generation pedigree required to register cats from another association. Abysinnian offspring from matings between Abysinniasn and Somalis may have’var’ on their registration.

Genetic tests for known conditions recommended before breeding.
  Application currently being made to change name "ruddy" to tawny and "sorrel" to cinnamon. none none  
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