Turkish Angora Cats Ancient Breed Facts and Care

Originated in central Turkey. Recognized breed in U.S. since 1968. Known for silky coat and playful personality.

Ancient History  

Medium-sized muscular body. Distinctive features include long fur coat, tufted ears and eyes like precious metals.  


Requires daily brushing and combing to prevent matting and manage shedding. Trim nails every 2-3 weeks.

Grooming Tips

Intelligent, energetic and curious. Bonds strongly with families. Loves toys and interactive play.


This active breed requires regular play sessions and puzzle feeders to meet mental and physical needs.

Exercise & Toys

Feed high-quality food rich in taurine and fatty acids for skin/coat health. Ensure access to clean, fresh water.

Diet & Care  

Some genetic health issues exist like hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Research breeder health screens carefully. 

Health Issues

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