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Abyssinian cat: see catcat,
name applied broadly to the carnivorous mammals constituting the family Felidae, and specifically to the domestic cat, Felis catus. The great roaring cats, the lion, tiger, and leopard are anatomically very similar to one another and constitute the genus
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Narfstrom, "Hereditary progressive retinal atrophy in the Abyssinian cat
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Caption: Comparison of DNA from Cinnamon, a female Abyssinian cat
that lived at the University of Missouri, with DNA from other domestic and wild cats has revealed how domestication shaped cats' genes.
I started crying when I thought what would happen to my three pets - a one-eyed, three-legged Siamese cat I rescued called Clive, Hugo an Abyssinian cat
and a little rescue mongrel called Emily."