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The Turkish Van is a rare and ancient cat breed that originated in southwest and central Asia, only arriving in the United States in 1982. Turkish Vans are not readily available for export and therefore are still rare ou... More »

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The life expectancy of Turkish Vans range from 12 to 17 years and even older, which is longer than most cat breeds. Turkish Vans take three to five years to mature fully, and they are one of the largest cat breeds. More »

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Turkish Van kittens are unique because of their distinct patterning and their unusual fondness for water. Known as the swimming cat, the Turkish Van displays a special pattern on its coat due to the breed's piebald gene. More »

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Turkish Van kittens are unique because of their distinct patterning and their unusual fondness for water. Known as the swimming cat, the Turkish Van displays a special pattern on its coat due to the breed's piebald gene. More »

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Turkish Van kittens can be purchased through a reputable breeder or through a shelter by looking at the breeder listings on the International Cat Association's site or by searching shelters on thePetfinder site. The Turk... More »

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The most popular name in 2014 given to male kittens in the United States was Oliver, with other top choices being Mio, Simba, Tiger and Charlie, according to Vetstreet. More popular male names included Jack, Smokey and K... More »

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Kittens stop growing once they reach full adulthood, depending on their breed and genetic profile, but some breeds can have explosive growth spurts in the first four years of life, such as the Ragdoll, according to The C... More »

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