PureAbby Abyssinians


Photo Credit: Waltraud Greif of PureAbby's Leica Tyee


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Grand Champion PureAbby's B Dylan Thomas


Champion ChabyMiou Maggie May I of PureAbby

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Maddie - entertaining

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Champion PureAbby Maddie About You

Chica - Intelligent

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Champion PureAbby Chica La di Dah

Maddie - Animated

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PureAbby's Champion Maddie About You

Maddie - Animated
You can't have
just one.

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Grand Champion Anubis Memoire de Romeow of PureAbby & Master Grand Champion PureAbby's Lay Lady Layla

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Breeder of Non-Dilute Abyssinians

PureAbby is a CCA and CFA Registered Abyssinian Cat Breeder and a current member of the CFA Abyssinian Breed Council.

We are located in the Caledon Hills just north of Toronto in Ontario, Canada. We are intentionally a small Cattery which allows us to provide our cats and kittens with individualized care, love, and attention. We are not a cattery that uses cages. We are focused on breeding healthy, well-adjusted, athletic abyssinian cats with exceptional temperaments. Our Abyssinian program includes Ruddy and Cinnamon (Red) colors. We do not carry any dilute colors in our cattery.

Our cats are part of our family – and it is a rather large family! In addition to cats, we have 2 dogs, horses, and chickens. Our cats are born in our home and begin their socialization at an early age. There are a couple of aunts and an uncle who have made it their business to socialize and entertain the kittens as they grow up.  We keep our kittens until they are 4 months old, at which time they are ready to go to their forever homes.

Unfortunately, Abyssinians are not known for their large litters. As a result, PureAbby Cattery does have a waiting list for kittens. If you are interested in finding out more about our cats and wish to be on our waiting list, please contact us.

Dexter II

Dear Janet, The wait for our new boy was worth it!  Thank you so much for this new member of our family.  Dexter II is our latest Aby.  He arrived Dec… Read more! “Dexter II”

Michael – Cambridge


We welcomed our beautiful 4-month-old Ruddy Abyssinian, Chase into our home in October 2017. From the time he arrived he has been training us on his likes (which are many)… Read more! “Chase”

Debbie and John – Hamilton, ON


We were heartbroken when we had to say goodbye to our sweet old Abyssinian boy Eliot. Several months later we acquired Olivia, a Ruddy female kitten from Janet Wells of… Read more! “Olivia”

Suzanne – North Attleboro, MA

Bay and Bloor

Bay, 4.5 months old and Bloor, 7 months old, arrived in early February 2019 and they have brought us much joy and laughter. We had already owned two Abyssinians and… Read more! “Bay and Bloor”

S. Hanna

Leica Tyee

The death of our sweet Aby Runa at age 15 1/2 motivated me to contact PureAbby Abyssinians. Thirty years of ruddy Abyssinians sharing my life just could not end all… Read more! “Leica Tyee”


Beulah Beaumont

My wife and I couldn’t be happier with our new family member Beulah Beaumont. And by extension, we couldn’t be happier with Janet and PureAbby. From the application process to… Read more! “Beulah Beaumont”

MJ, James, Beulah, Bedford and Oswald.

Marco and Polo

We did a lot of research prior to getting our kittens Marco and Polo, and feel fortunate that we connected with PureAbby Cattery. We were immediately impressed with Janet’s beautiful… Read more! “Marco and Polo”

Marijean and Gordon Harris, Fergus, On

The Old Man and the Aby

As a young man, Bob had experienced the pleasure of having Abyssinian cats in his home. When his 80th was approaching, his daughter and wife searched for an older cat… Read more! “The Old Man and the Aby”

Bob and Barb

Lady Amhari

Being a long-time owner of several Siamese cats over the years, we regularly saw pictures of an adorable and spunky Aby on Instagram named Tophey.  We followed his antics every… Read more! “Lady Amhari”


Lily Martine

We were so overjoyed when PureAbby Abyssinians offered us Lily Martine. She’s a beautiful and smart female who is so affectionate and curious. We had recently lost our dear Koko,… Read more! “Lily Martine”

Darcelle and Jim

My Aby Boy Aris “Spock”

Two years ago in February, I drove through a severe snowstorm to pick up my Aby boy – Aris “Spock”.  He has been such an amazing companion.  He plays, fetches,… Read more! “My Aby Boy Aris “Spock””


Ednah Scissorhands

Being an animal lover, I have attended many cat shows and was always drawn to the size, beauty, coloring, and temperament of the Abyssinian breed.  When I finally decided it… Read more! “Ednah Scissorhands”

Linda Ferguson

Princess Sedona Amanda von Furburg (aka Sedona)

In the fall of 2020,  the cat count in our house was at an all-time low of 1, with our 15-year-old DSH Baxter, living out his senior years albeit with… Read more! “Princess Sedona Amanda von Furburg (aka Sedona)”

Jay and Sheilagh