| 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 are prone to dental problems from excessive inbreeding. Somalis are also called Fox Cats because of their bushy tails. Somalis shed less than most long haired cats.
New Mexico Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)
Bernalillo County - Albuquerque, NM 87192
Animal Protection of New Mexico 505-265-2322
Rio Arriba County - Alcade, New Mexico 87511
Northern New Mexico Animal Protection 505-753-8662
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