Turkish Angora gets along well with everyone, children, seniors and visitors. They also get along great with other pets in the home, but it will make clear who is in charge, and who the house belongs to.This breed is affectionate, inquisitive and an intelligent companion which is a prefect pet for any home.
Size: Medium in size weighing 5 to 10 pounds. It is a dainty cat, with fine bones, a slim chest, and a super soft coat that belies its hardiness.
Temperament & Personality: This is a smart and intelligent cat. They bonds well with humans. and are affectionate with a playful personality. The Angora is a top choice for families.
Activity Requirements: They like interactive play and will be bored if you don’t give them what they thinks is an appropriate amount of attention. To exercise his body and his hunting instinct, provide him with toys he can chase and tall cat trees he can climb. This breed likes being up high.
Breed Traits: Turkish angora is loyal and affectionate but can also become upset by sudden changes in her environment.
Diet: 1/4 to 1/3 cup per feeding up to about 8 wks. 1/3 cup to 3/4 cup per feeding up to 6 months and beyond, depending on weight. Research shows that adult cats need a minimum of 26 percent protein in their diet.
Grooming Requirements: Require daily grooming to keep its silky coat in good condition. If the grooming process is started as a kitten they soon become used to it and enjoy the attention it brings. Daily attention will prevent a build up of knots and the fight that comes to remove tangles and matts from a neglected coat. Brush the teeth to prevent periodontal disease. Daily dental hygiene is best, but weekly brushing is better than nothing. Trim the nails weekly.
Colors: While the white Turkish Angora cat is the most recognized, there are actually more than 20 color varieties in the breed. Turkish Angora cat coloring includes black, blue, red, tabby, tabby-white, lavender, and cinnamon. White, Red, Cream, Black, Blue, Silver, Tortoiseshell, Calico, Dilute Calico, Bluecream Pattern, Solid Color, Tortoiseshell, Bicolor, Tricolor/Calico, Tabby, Smoke.
History: The Turkish Angora is a breed of domestic cat. Turkish Angoras are one of the ancient, natural breeds of cat, having originated in central Turkey, in the Ankara region.
Its long hair is associated with Turkey’s cold weather, insulating them from the harsh conditions. Back in the 18th century, this cat was adorned by royalty and kept like true treasures. During the 1900s, the breed became a common feature for most programs involving hybridization in Persia. This almost led to the extinction of the agile cat genus. Being a national treasure, programs begun towards the conservation of this cat.
The Turkish Angora continuously adapted to its environment by mutating its long hair. Its survival in the Turkey brings out its resilient nature and its intelligent aspects. All these traits were passed down to their offspring, who are believed to have spread to Persia, North America and Western Asia. All these perspectives are a result of the rich history surrounding the Turkish Angora. Other names: Ankara
Life span: 12 -18 years
Temperament: Smart, intelligent, playful, adaptable, affectionate
Weight: 10 lbs
Height: 2 ft
Colors: White, Red, Cream, Black, Blue, Silver, Tortoiseshell, Calico, Dilute Calico, Bluecream
Pattern: Solid Color, Tortoiseshell, Bicolor, Tricolor/Calico, Tabby, SmokeAngora breed is known for its predominant white color.
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