Turkish Angora


To Semi-longhair breeds

The medium sized cat has a fine bone structure with well developed muscles.
The body is slightly elongated and svelte.
The legs are long, the paws are dainty and rounded.
The tail is long and tapering.


The head is of medium length and wedge-shaped. The profile is slightly curved.
The muzzle is fine and forms a gently rounded point.
The chin is firm.

Ears The ears are large and rather high set. Starting in straight lines from the medium broad base,
they become slightly rounded, tapering to the tip. They appear almost transparent, but the
inner sides are well furnished.
Eyes The eyes are large and almond-shaped. They are set at a slight slant.
The eye colour shall be even and correspond with the coat colour.

The flowing coat of medium length and silky texture has a glossy and well to grip top coat,
and no undercoat.

Colour varieties

The colours chocolate and cinnamon, as well as their dilution (lilac and fawn) are not recognized
in any combinations (bicolour, tricolour, tabby). The pointed pattern is also not recognized.
All other colours are recognized. Any amount of white is permitted. The description of colours is
listed in the general list of colours.

  • extremely elongated, oriental type
  • undercoat
  • shaggy, water repellent uppercoat
Remarks The general assembly of the WCF decided at its meeting in Milan on August 03, 2002 that cross-breeding
with other breeds in all natural breeds, such as Maine Coon, Norwegian Forest, Turkish cats and Siberian,
needs the permission of the judges' commission.
Scale of points
Body 30 points
Head 35 points
Coat texture 15 points
Coat colour and pattern 15 points
Condition 5 points
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