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A cat of a long-haired breed, with a white body, auburn markings on the head and tail, and light orange eyes.
- ‘The Turkish Van cat has developed in the area around Lake Van in southeast Turkey.’
- ‘The most distinctive characteristic of the Turkish Van is the breed's unique marking pattern.’
- ‘All our Turkish Van kittens are raised in the home around children, older cats and our Border Collie.’
- ‘The Turkish Van is a large, strong cat whose expression gives a clear picture of inquiring intelligence.’
- ‘The Turkish Van is intelligent, very active, full of ideas and enjoys the company of our humans.’
- ‘The Turkish Van is a solidly built, semi-longhaired cat with great breadth to the chest.’
- ‘This was definitely a year of growth for the Turkish Vans and we look forward to an even bigger and better year ahead.’
- ‘The Turkish Van is a large, well-balanced, well-proportioned and agile cat with a strong appearance.’
- ‘A common misconception is that the Turkish Van is simply a color variation of the better known Turkish Angora.’
- ‘We have noted our own Turkish Vans swim easily and gracefully after falling into a pool.’
- ‘We accept advertising from responsible Turkish Van cat breeders offering healthy, home-raised kittens for sale to carefully screened buyers.’
- ‘A 1992 survey conducted by a Turkish university determined that there were only 92 pure Turkish Van cats surviving in their native region.’
- ‘Inquisitive and social, the Turkish Van is a excellent pure breed available to satisfy any cat lover.’
- ‘Not only do Turkish Vans not mind water, but they have a curiosity of it.’
- ‘I grew up with Turkish Vans and now I have my own cattery.’
- ‘They have been breeding and showing Turkish Vans for more than five years.’
- ‘Angoras are lithe, with silky fur, and the Turkish Vans are more heavily built with a plush coat.’
- ‘Cats, for the most part, actively dislike getting wet - so why should the Turkish Van be any different?’
- ‘In 1969 the Turkish Van was accepted for the championship show in Britain.’
- ‘Unlike the Turkish Ankara, Turkish Van cats do not have a predisposition to deafness correlated to their eye color.’
1960s: named after the town of Van, Turkey.
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