Turkish Angora | Personality
The Turkish Angora is a reserved and quiet cat that likes doing things on its terms. This breed prefers to live in an environment without kids and hyperactive other pets, and if it got to choose itself, it would probably want to settle for no more than a couple of owners.
The Turkish Angora doesn’t choose to live like this because it is a recluse; quite the contrary, they find it easier to capture the attention of two people as opposed to a room full of people. It is a social being more than anything but doesn’t like to work hard to be the centre of attention.
This breed is as playful as most kittens, as it loves to hide from its owners only to hunt them down in silly surprise attacks. If you are ever in doubt where your Turkish Angor might be, then an insider tip would be to look high, as they usually climb as high as possible to monitories the room.
The Turkish Angora is somewhat sassy and moves slowly with grace until it disappears in a hiding game or on top of the curtain rail.
It can get along with children and other pets; however, this cat demands respect and wants to feel in charge, so treat it with care.
Turkish Angora | Aesthetics
The Turkish Angora is a stunningly beautiful cat with a majestic grace in the way it moves and looks. Fluffy and ears pointing upwards and placed far apart. A tiny pink snout and distinct canine teeth are peeking out when it yawns.
The eyes are characteristically oval, intense and typically come in either dark bronze/orange, a heavenly light blue, or a combination of both. Other eye colours also occur.
The Turkish Angora often comes with two different coloured eyes. Those cats are known as odd-eyed cats. These cats are somewhat more prone to genetic partial or complete deafness, either from birth or as they get older.
The body is medium-sized, slender with athletic features due to its climbing abilities.
Turkish Angora | Maintenance
Despite its majestically white and long fur, the maintenance is relatively easy because it is a one-layered coat. Brush it approximately once a week to evenly spread its natural oils and bathe it as necessary. Keep in mind; the white fur is more prone to dirtiness, so check regularly check for residue from litter box visits and keep the cat toilet immaculate at all times.
If the Turkish Angora needs a bath, it probably won’t fight it as they have an everlasting fascination with water.
It is vital to maintain its physical activity as the Turkish Angora is a relatively lazy cat. They are docile enough to learn to walk on a lead and will benefit from regular exercise. Laziness is not a health problem, but obesity is.
Turkish Angora | Health
They are prone to obesity due to their lazy nature. Make sure to exercise the cat. Other than that the breed is a relatively healthy breed, but can still suffer from common cat health issues.