Origin

 

The Turkish Angora may have been the first longhair cat in Europe and is believed to have descended from longhair cats in Turkey, Russia and Persia. The breed is named for the former Turkish capital of Angora, today known as Ankara.

 


Description

 

This active, playful feline is sometimes called the ballerina of the cat fancy due to her gracefulness. One of the most extroverted cat breeds, the Angora loves being the center of attention and enjoys entertaining her human companions. This healthy breed usually lives a long life.

Colour White, black, blue, cream and red, plus various patterns and shadings
Coat Length Long
Age Expectancy This healthy breed usually lives a long life.
Weight/Height Range Medium size with males weighing 7 to 10 pounds (3.5 - 5kg) and females weighing 5 to 8 pounds (2.5 - 4kg).

Personality

 

This active, playful feline is sometimes called the ballerina of the cat fancy due to her gracefulness. One of the most extroverted cat breeds, the Angora loves being the center of attention and enjoys entertaining her human companions.

Noise Medium
Compatibility with Cat High
Other Animal Compatibility High

Feeding & Grooming

 

Feeding This is an active cat and will require 80 Kcals of food per kg of bodyweight per day.
Upkeep Their long coat requires constant grooming to keep them from matting.
Shedding Medium

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