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       Pictures of Angora cat

       Angora cat is one of the oldest breeds, originated in Turkey. In the 16th century, it was introduced into Europe, Italy and France, and then introduced to England. It was mainly distributed in France and England, and was the most popular long hair variety at that time. In the mid-19th century, due to the appearance of Persian cats, the status of Angora cats gradually declined. At present, Angora cats are mainly distributed in Turkey, and there are few in other places. The whole body has silky long hair, brown, red, black, white four kinds of hair color, generally considered the white Angora cat is the purest. This breed of cat is quick in action and unique in character. It doesn’t like touching and holding. Angora cats will give birth to four cubs in a litter. After the kittens are born, they can open their eyes and are naughty and lovely. The most interesting thing about this place is that you like water very much. You can swim in the stream or bath and have a good rest.

       morphological character

       Angora cat has a slender body, a large undulating back, tall and thin limbs, a long and pointed head and large ears. The whole body is covered with long silky hair, which can be divided into red, brown, black and white. It is generally believed that white is the authentic Angolan purebred cat. Angora cats are very agile and independent. The eyes are mostly blue, amber, golden yellow, mandarin duck eyes (gold and silver), the face is V-shaped, and the ears are pointed at the end, but slightly wider at the bottom. The body and limbs are slender. The Angora cat is gentle but very active.

       Angora cats have excellent day and night vision. In the light, the Angora cat will narrow its pupils as narrow as a line to reduce the damage to the retina, but it will limit the wide field of vision. Angora cat’s retina is covered with a blue-green fluorescent film that enhances vision in the dark. In flash, Angora cat’s eyes can appear in various colors. Like most carnivores, their eyes face straight ahead, giving them a wide field of vision. Angora cats have poor discrimination of primary colors.

       If Angora cats have only weak light here, they use their whiskers to improve their mobility and perception. The whisker can feel the very weak wind to identify where the obstruction is when it is not visible. The circle formed by the connection between the tip of the beard and the ears is just the minimum range that the body can pass through. Therefore, it can quickly judge whether the terrain can pass through in the dark.

       Appearance: Angora cat has a very long body, with very large ups and downs that will appear on its back. Angora cat has very thin limbs and is very high. Its head is pointed and looks a little long. There are big ears on its head. Its whole body is covered with long hair, like silk. The colors are brown, red, black and white. Generally, people think that the purest color of Angora cat is white.

       Body shape: Angora cat has a long and slender body, and its back fluctuates greatly.

       Head: long wedge-shaped.

       Ears: big and sharp.

       Eyes: medium size, almond shaped, orange, blue, green or mandarin duck.

       Nose: long nose.

       Chin: sharp.

       Limbs: slender, forelegs slightly shorter than hind limbs.

       Foot: the feet are small and round.

       Tail: long tail.

       Coat: glossy, slender, medium length.

       Coat color: in addition to the traditional white, there are black, blue, silver gray, brown, red, two-color, stripes and other colors.


       The Turkish Angora cat, also known as Ankara, is one of the oldest long haired cats. It is named after the capital of Turkey, and Ankara’s old name is Angola. In the 16th century, it has a long history. Since the introduction of Europe, that noble attitude has been very popular and become a valuable variety.

       The origin of Turkish Angora cat is England. Its ancestor is a hybrid of Oriental short haired cat. It originated in 1960’s. It was not introduced into the United States until 1963. After the 1970s, it appeared in the cat show, and it also swept the United States. Even the Angora zoo in Turkey, where it originated, breeds under strict management to preserve the purebred blood of the Angora cat.

Living habits of Angora cat

       Angora cats are very clean. For example, they often lick their fur. Their saliva acts like a powerful cleanser, but it can cause allergies in humans. Sometimes Angora cats may spit out fur balls because of swallowing hair during licking and accumulating in the stomach.

       The Angora cat still keeps the habit of ambushing in the daytime and coming out at night. Many activities (such as rat hunting and mating) are often carried out at night. The most active time of Angora cats is at dawn or dusk. Most of the time of the day is spent lazily resting or sleeping. The daily sleeping time is 12 to 16 hours, with an average of 13 to 14 hours. However, some Angora cats sleep for 20 hours.

       Sometimes, the police Gora cat urinates everywhere, while the female Angora cat howls and barks in the middle of the night, which is commonly known as “the Angora cat, that is, the love of Angora cat”. Originally, it was generally believed that the estrus of Angora cats is February or August, but there is no absolute time. Experts believe that non pregnant female Angora cats are in estrus every 14-21 days. The estrus lasts for 3-6 days, and the mating time is about 2-3 days.