Due to this they are mostly used as pest controllers in the rural areas.
Story credit: The Abyssinian Home Page www2.serve.com/Baton Rouge Aegean Cat Breed Country of origin Greece The Aegean cat (only native Greek breed of cat.) originated from the Cycladic Islands of Greece and its development was started by the breeders in fledgling Greek Cat Fancy in early 1990.
Characteristics of the Aegean cat Aegean cat has a semi longhaired coat without any down hair and has a rich tail.
This coat provides a good protection to the body in the extreme cold climatic conditions.
As far as colors are concerned, white is always present along with 2 or 3 other colors. The Aegean Cat has a muscular build and has a perfect body.
The main reason remain behind its popularity is that no genetic defects are associated with the curl gene.