Most people often used a words of Angora which are refers to long hair cat. This misunderstanding is appearing since 250 years ago. During that time, a long hair cat is dominant around Angora City (in 1930 known as Ankara. Turkey) and Persia (in 1935 east border of this area is known as Iran).
Presently there are no any differences between today cay of Angora/Ankara and Persian/Iran. Along with European Trader comes to Middle East, the more Turkey and Persian cat import to Europe. When cat show is started in England on 1879, long hair cat category is become popular. Since this cat show, Persian and Angora Genetic characteristic becoming develop and started to purity and more specific.
In 1962, Angora cat officially comes to American. Angora was firstly approved and register in 1973 by CFA (Cat Fanciers Association).
Moreover, the true Angora cat is now established in America and many European countries. However it is still very much a rarity in the United Kingdom.
Characteristics and Angora Structure
Angora race cat is medium body, by it flexible and elegant style. Long slimming body, and long tail and legs are own to Angora cat. Its tail is thick hair and swells like a weasel. Long pointed nose, triangular face and wide ear.
A body of this cat is big, thick hair, circle head, and cobby body, identical to Persian cat. Meanwhile, Angora is more slimming, long, flexible, and the head is pointed out (triangular).
In addition, Race have angora cat body size is, with the gracefulness and elegance. Body of Angora Cat is long, slender with long legs and tail. Thick and fluffy tail feathers like the tail weasel. Prominent nose, the whole head is shaped like a triangle, with wide ears.