Considered as one of the oldest cat breeds in the world, the Abyssinian cat features long and sharp triangular ears, same as the sacred cats that were revered and loved by the ancient Egyptians. They were first discovered in Abyssinia (hence, their name!), now called Ethiopia, this breed is one of the most beautiful cat breeds in the world! Their captivating eyes and triangular ears, along with their gorgeous short coat shades, make them the most sought-after breed by cat lovers. Aside from their striking appearance, the Abyssinian cat is intelligent so they can be easily trained in the ways of your home. Very social and playful, this cat breed is high up on our list of family pets to get!