Color – The Turkish Angora is now generally available in a full range of colors, having been accepted by CFA in any shade and pattern, except those that denote hybridization such as lavender, chocolate or the pointed pattern. They occur commonly, in most solids, tabbies, smokes and parti-colors.
Eyes – Any shade of green, gold, green-gold, copper, blue, or odd eyed. There is no relationship between eye color and coat color.
Appearance – The Turkish Angora is a medium sized cat. They are long, elegant, finely boned creatures with smoothly pointed faces, who adore running and playing with wonderful grace and a great zest for living. Their single, silky, medium length coats need only occasional grooming to look good.
Personality – Turkish Angoras make wonderful pets. They are among the most intelligent of the cat breeds. They love their owners with a single-minded devotion.
Interesting Breed Fact – The Turkish Angora is a pure, natural breed of cat, originating probably from the Manul cat domesticated by the Tartars. They migrated eventually to Turkey, where they are regarded today with great reverence, as one of their national treasures.
Breed information supplied by the
Cat Fanciers’ Association