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Facts about the Turkish Angora Cat


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In this very interesting article, about the Turkish Angora cat. Read on to discover this amazing and beautiful cat breed!
Since ancient times, humans have got to know several cat breeds that have fascinated us with their beauty and friendly and loving temperament. It’s no secret that cats were highly valued among the great civilizations. Turkey even consolidated a breed we know today as the Turkish Angora cat.
Today, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about this domestic cat.

All you need to know about the Turkish Angora cat

 

 

This cat originated in Turkey, in the city formerly known as Angora (now known as the Ankara Province).
Although only the cats that come from there originally can be called “Angora”, this term has been used to designate long-haired cats.
This breed is quite unknown, despite being one of the oldest.

There are three different theories about the origin of the breed:
It came from the “Palla’s cat”, a wild cat from China and Tartary.
Transformation of domestic cats. It’s believed that cats began developing additional fur to protect themselves from high temperatures.
Others believe that the Turkish Angora cat came from Persia thanks to the Islamic invasions of the fifteenth century.
Whatever its exact origin, we’re delighted to enjoy such a beautiful cat breed.

Moreover, there are very few Turkish Angora breeders in Europe. The reason? People are trying to preserve their characteristics in the purest states, thus avoiding alterations. Although this may seem unfortunate for many, it has allowed the preservation of the breed throughout the years.

Its size is medium and it has a small, triangular-looking head and almond-shaped, upward-inclined eyes.
Its body is strange, as it has fine bones and a non-athletic appearance.
The Turkish Angora has a posh and overly-long tail for its body.
The coat is the most striking aspect of this breed, as it’s long, silky, very shiny, and very soft.


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