What Is an Angora Cat?


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The Turkish Angora is a long-haired breed of domestic cat that is almost always white in color. The long and lean body of the Angora bears a silky coat and a full, brushy tail. The Angora has ether a set of blue eyes or one green and one blue.

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Formerly known as the "Ankara" until the name of the Turkish city was changed to "Angora," this breed was introduced to the United States in the 1700s. Playful and mischievous, the feline is unique in its love of water and swimming. The breed is recognized by the American Cat Fanciers Association, the Cat Fanciers Association and the International Cat Association.

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