Once you know for certain that you want a purebred Abyssinian, the next step is to find a breeder. Without question, you want to make certain that you are working with only the most reputable breeders available to ensure that your Abyssinian that will live a long, healthy, happy life. In order to have the best experience possible with a breeder, there are a few things that you are going to want to keep in mind.
The average life expectancy of an Abyssinian is 12 years, but they can live anywhere from 9 to 15 or more years. Abyssinians commonly live closer to 15 years. If your “Aby” is healthy and primarily an indoor cat, then you can be pretty confident it will live longer than 12 years.