The Abyssinian / æ b ɪ ˈ s ɪ n i ən / is a breed of domestic short-haired cat with a distinctive "ticked" tabby coat, in which individual hairs are banded with different colors. The breed is named for Abyssinia (now called Ethiopia), from which it supposedly originated.
The American Shorthair (ASH) is a breed of domestic cat believed to be descended from European cats brought to North America by early settlers to protect valuable cargo from mice and rats. According to the Cat Fancier's Association, in 2012, it was the seventh most popular pedigreed cat in the United States.
Bengal Cat Rescue and Bengal breeders are frequently asked by individuals to help them positively identify the breed of cat of a cat with an unknown heritage. Additionally, shelters too, to determine if the cat just received is a Bengal, will often contact rescuers and sometimes breeders for breed identification assistance.
Egyptian Mau Rescue Organization and export of Maus. The Egyptian Mau Rescue Organization (EMRO) is an agency for the adoption, both locally and internationally, of tame Maus born in the Middle East. Supported solely by private and corporate donors, EMRO aims to increase education in Egypt and around the world about the cats.