Abyssinian cat

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Abyssinian cat

a shorthaired breed of domestic cat with yellow or green eyes and a characteristic coat that results from the double or triple bars of pigmentation (agouti ticking) on individual hairs giving an appearance similar to that of a hare. The breed is affected by amyloidosis and retinal atrophy.
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This idyllic scene is home to Crambe Abyssinica, a plant that grows in the rich soil of the African highlands, and the seeds of which form the source of Plantasens Abyssinian Oil.
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Members of Abyssinian looked on his fair skin favorably and at times would compare him in appearance to Jesus Christ.
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and her colleagues are testing the device on Abyssinian and Persian cats that have a hereditary disease similar to retinitis pigmentosa in humans.