| Somalis result from a genetic mutation in Abyssinians resulting in long hair. All Somalis and Abyssinians are descended from one kitten named Zulu that a soldier brought to England from Alexandria, Egypt. Somalis shed less than most long haired cats.
Egypt Animal Rescue
Egypt is Iocated in North Africa and spans across approximateIy 386,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Egypt include the Flower's Gerbil, Arabian Oryx, Four-toed Jerboa, Nubian Ibex, and Slender-horned Gazelle. The population of Egypt is about 78 million.