Turkish Angora

An extroverted and active cat, the Turkish Angora has even been called the Ballerina cat! They are of medium size and have luscious long hair, silky to the touch.

Country of Origin
Angora
Colour

Best known as a solid white, sometimes black, blue, cream or red, or a mix of patterns and shades.

Cost
Size
Medium
Health
A generally healthy breed but solid white cats with one or two blue eyes are prone to deafness in one or both ears
Life Span

12-18 years

Intelligence
Turkish Angora's are highly intelligent and like to select a high perch to monitor the activities of their family members.
Suitability (Children)
Medium
Feeding

No specific feeding requirements.

Feeding Cost
Hair Shed
Little
Ailments
A generally healthy breed but solid white cats with one or two blue eyes are prone to deafness in one or both ears
Grooming Requirements
Infrequent grooming
The Turkish Angora has it's origin in breeds from Turkey, Russia and Persia and is believed to be the first long haired cat in Europe. It is named after the Capital Angora in Turkey, now known as Anakara.


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