Angora cats are also known as the Angora Turks because they take their name from the capital of Turkey, Ankara, formerly called Angora. It is an older breeds of cats, however until now revives interest in these cats. Due to its beauty and intelligence. Angora cats have become favorites of lover of cats. It is said the first Angora cat that was in Europe was brought from Turkey by some Italians in the early 17TH century.
Angora cats found in variety of colors, but the traditional color is white with blue or yellow eyes. One of the main features of this breed is the SLH. By introducing Angora cats to Europe, caused great sensation because the Europeans were already accustomed to the farm of shorthair cats, and the Angora acquired so much value that they were presented to important nobles and aristocrats. Angora cats were treated with respect and were very popular among the European rich, mainly from the French court which was specially encaprichada with these cats of SLH. A. end of the 19th century Angora cats breeders began to cross them with other cats and the result was very successful because hatchlings were even more elegant, but the consequences of these crosses carried Turkish Angora cats to be displaced from their privileged position among the European elite. They were gradually becoming more scarce to the point that the race of Angora cats was on the verge of extinction and copies pure, almost no were for this reason, the Turks that they felt proud of his Angora cats, organized breeding programs in zoos in several cities of the country.
Severe measures were taken to protect the white Angora cats, including export was prohibited, but foreigners always found the way to circumvent the law and remove illegally copies pure Angora cats. In the mid-1950s, some American breeders were able to get some Angora cats cigars, thus becoming the founders of the American and European breeds of Angora cats. Even today Angora cats are still importing from its native Turkey, the white Angoras being the first to be recognized. Just as with other races, the offspring of white Angora cats tend to suffer from diseases of deafness to be crossed with other white Angora cats. Turkish Angora cats are cats active and outgoing, very sociable and open to people. They demonstrate your intelligence when stakeholders are really something, and like most felines, Angora cats are so curious that they quickly learn to recognize and open the doors of the cabinets, anything that is new for them must be first examined and smelled to fund. The character of Angora cats is by nature adventurous and playful, they highly valued the balls and in general any toy. Unlike other cats, the Angora Turks enjoy the company of people and can become affectionate with some determined. And as well as demonstrate your affection for your favorite person with soft meows, they expect to be paid, are very demanding, and jealous and dislike loneliness. A curious fact about the Angora cats is that they can learn to go with belt and some even up to return balls, paper balls and other toys without having to teach them. Care to be taken with Angora cats are not as demanding as with other races, your hair does not usually become entangled, are neat cats and as the majority does not need more than a weekly brushing session.