Turkish Angora cat
Turkish Angora cat is one of the most popular and famous cat types not only in Turkey but also in Europe and America.
They have beautiful, white, fine hair and are the most attractive feature of these cats. The name “Angora Cat” comes from the ancestry: Ankara.
Angora is an ancient name for the capital of Turkey. It originated in the region in Central Anatolia, accepted as the ancestors of long-haired breeds.
As mentioned above, her attractiveness comes from her long shiny, soft hair. As the angora cat moves, its hair moves with its movement. They have different amounts of hair in different parts of the body, of different lengths. The longest hair falls to their neck. Generally, they are white. Their legs are long, but they have legs shorter than the shortest. Their bodies are muscular and, the paws are small and round. They may have blue, yellow, or green eyes.
How is their personality?
This is a smart, energetic and social breed. They communicate with humans deeply. The house in which they live is their property and instead of considering themselves part of the family, they consider themselves part of the home. They are more lively and playful than cats van, and they hate the water that cats love.
How do you take care of the Ankara cat?
The body and bodies of Angora are strong, so they do not get sick easily. They may be deaf for various reasons. Angora cats with different colors in their eyes are more likely to be deaf in one or both ears. Also, deafness can be a genetic disability for them. The angora cat’s ears should be cleaned and checked weekly. Their average weight ranges between 2-4 kilograms and they live optimally between 12-18 years. Their hair is naturally beautiful and low maintenance. Cleaning several times a week is enough for them. They shed hair less than other strains. Their mouths and teeth should be checked regularly, and their nails should be cut at least once within two weeks.