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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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Miniature cats come in a variety of breeds, but they are usually distinguished as being half the size of a normal-sized cat. They are also called "teacup cats," but both teacup and miniature cats are not recognized as se... More »

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Most cats, including domestic breeds, have 19 pairs of chromosomes for a total of 38. Some types of cat in South America, however, have only 36 chromosomes, including ocelots, kotkots and margays. Dogs have more than dou... More »

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Although a dog will not die from a diet exclusively made up of cat food, cats and dogs have different dietary needs. According to The Daily Cat, cat food is formulated to have much higher levels of fat, protein and calor... More »

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Technically, there is no such thing as a teacup cat breed, as most miniature cats are simply very small individuals of smaller breeds. The smallest recognized breed of cat is the Singapura, which was brought to America i... More »

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There are many reasons why both dogs and cats make good pets, and it is up to the owner to weigh the options of which suits her life, household and schedule best. Animal Planet suggests that cats require less work; they ... More »

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A well-bred Persian cat has an average life expectancy of 15 years or more, which is about the same as that of most domestic purebred cats. More »

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