Animal Stories - Turkish Angora Cats

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The Turkish Angora is a rare cat breed and a valued treasure in the cat fancy community!
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Paul - 2011-06-17
Hi. Some years ago my mother found Turkish Angora in park bushes. The cat was bad in shape and it turned out that he's deaf. Some say that deafness affects mostly cats with blue eyes or mixed eye colours. This cat however has green eyes, so I wonder if it's the white coat among many other things in DNA which is the cause? Since we had other two cats at home, it was adopted by Pershian university students. To bad as it is one of the best looking cats we had at home. Faniest of all my ex-girlfriend being from western Iran and speaking also Turkish would propably love this cat - just one of life coincidents or mysteries.

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-06-17
    Bet you that cat was gorgeous.
Michele - 2011-03-24
I have an 11 year old white angora cat named Tyler. He is and always will be the love of my life...He has been a joy since the day I brought him home. He is ill now but there will never be another. He really thinks he is a person...


Barbara Adams - 2011-02-01
I used to have a great angora named Samantha. She was white and odd-eyed (one blue and one gold). She has long since passed on but I do miss her a lot. She acted more like one of kids in my family and was always loving and very playful. She was always very protective and kept dogs and other cats out of our yard.

Trish - 2011-01-03
I own a white Turkish Angora, who is 5 years old. I adopted her from the SPCA. She is very attached to me and will follow me from room to room. She seems to have separation anxiety because if I am gone for longer than a day or two at a time, she will start pulling out her hair and wailing. She will do this even if another family member is at home with her. Is there anything I can do to ease her anxiety while I am gone?

TORI CASELLA - 2010-10-07
I lost two beloved cats a year and a half ago....I went on and I found a cat 2 hours away from my house at the Concord, NH animal shelter. He is an Angora! White with blue eyes...a slight bit of grey on his head...he is not deaf...and he is the sweetest cat I have ever had. He acts like a person at times! I absolutely LOVE him! Who would have given him away?

Lisa - 2010-04-14
I just got a 5-yr-old Female, Black, Turkish Angora cat. Right now she is on a sleep all day, play all night schedule. Is there any way I can retrain her to interact and play with us during the day and sleep at night? Thanks, Lisa.

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  • Liz O\'Reilly - 2010-07-27
    I just read your note, hope I can help. Our cat was the same. I don't know if you are an at home all day person like me, but if you are, all you have to do is entertain him...Keep him awake! I take him outside with me, let him hunt for an hour or so while doing yard work, then an hour os so before bed, get out the toys and especially the laser. I make sure he chases it at least thirty minutes or more, without fail. Next thing we know, he finds himself conked out behind the t.v. for the rest of the night. Just keep him engaged, just like a newborn...Before you know it, he and you will sleep through the night.
alena machen - 2010-07-10
I believe I am one of the luckiest ppl in the world. O ne day,driving through my small town home of algood, TN there were gorgeous newborn kittens in the road. One was already hit but still hanging on, he was transported to the vet. We picked one up and took him home. It wasn't until about a year later we found out what he was. I was watching cats 101 and saw the turkish angora and realized that I had a rare cat breed. And I bet if the jerks who threw them kittens out knew they were rare they would still have them. But he is the sweetest cat you could ever find and I am so happy we rescued him when we did :)

Diane Hall - 2010-05-16

I am one of those lucky people adopted a turkish angora who had been living on the streets for several months through the spring and summer. I brought him home in Nov.

I think he was a gift from God dropped from the sky just for me. Because of that and his white coat, I call him star. He is white like a star and is a star in my life.

I don't understand how such beautiful and supposedly valuable cats can just be dropped off by someone. I think that both those who have taken in homeless turkish angoras and those turkish angoras themselves are all VERY LUCKY.

Miranda M - 2010-04-13
I have a Turkish Angora, we adopted him at the humane society. His name is Galileo and he is so sweet. We lost a 21 year old cat and he was the perfect cat to fill his place. Galileo is white and black with the greenest eyes I've ever seen. He is my best friend :D

mark - 2010-01-01
Most cats will quickly learn to use the litter box, it's instinctual for them. Place the cat in the litter box several times so he knows where it is, and then again after each time the cat fails to use it, it usually only takes a day or so. Turkish Angoras are very smart and will pick it up quickly. Ours asks to go outside when he has to go to the bathroom, or in an emergency will only go in the sink.