A breed that originated in central Turkey!
Turkish Angora Scientific Classification
- Scientific Name
- Felis Catus
Turkish Angora Conservation Status
Turkish Angora Locations
Turkish Angora Facts
- Affectionate, loving and playful
- Average Litter Size
- Common Name
- Turkish Angora
- A breed that originated in central Turkey!
Turkish Angora Physical Characteristics
- Skin Type
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The Turkish Angora is a breed of domestic cat natively found in Turkey. Turkish Angoras are one of the ancient, naturally-occurring cat breeds, having originated in central Turkey, in the Ankara region.
The Turkish Angora is mostly white in colour and has a silky, medium-long length coat, no undercoat and a fine bone structure. The Turkish Angora cat breed is also known to have bright blue eyes and occasionally eyes that are of a different colour (like one blue eye and one yellow eye).
There seems to be a connection between Ankara Cats and Persian cats and the Turkish Angora is also a distant cousin of the Turkish Van cat. Although the Turkish Angora does share some characteristics with the Persian cat, they are distinctly different species.
Although Turkish Angora cats are known for their shimmery white coat, currently there are more than twenty varieties including black, blue, reddish fur. They come in tabby and tabby-white, along with smoke varieties, and are in every colour other than pointed, lavender, and cinnamon.
The Turkish Angora cat is a popular domestic cat breed today mainly due to their usually white coat, blue eyes and their playful personality. Turkish Angora cats are active animals and are very loving and affectionate towards their owners.View all 26 animals that start with T
Turkish Angora FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Are Turkish Angoras herbivores, carnivores, or omnivores?
Turkish Angoras are Omnivores, meaning they eat both plants and other animals.
What Kingdom do Turkish Angoras belong to?
Turkish Angoras belong to the Kingdom Animalia.
What phylum to Turkish Angoras belong to?
Turkish Angoras belong to the phylum Chordata.
What class do Turkish Angoras belong to?
Turkish Angoras belong to the class Mammalia.
What family do Turkish Angoras belong to?
Turkish Angoras belong to the family Felidae.
What order do Turkish Angoras belong to?
Turkish Angoras belong to the order Carnivora.
What type of covering do Turkish Angoras have?
Turkish Angoras are covered in Hair.
What genus do Turkish Angoras belong to?
Turkish Angoras belong to the genus Felis.
How many babies do Turkish Angoras have?
The average number of babies a Turkish Angora has is 4.
What is an interesting fact about Turkish Angoras?
The Turkish Angora is a breed that originated in central Turkey!
What is the scientific name for the Turkish Angora?
The scientific name for the Turkish Angora is Felis Catus.
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