Turkish Van Cat

Breed Appearance

The Turkish Van cat is a rare breed developed in the United Kingdom from a selection of cats obtained from Southeast Turkey. It's a medium-long haired breed distinguished by its Van pattern (named for the breed) which describes any cat that has a white body and colored head and tail. A Turkish Van cat may have blue or amber eyes, or be odd-eyed (having one eye of each color).

Breed Behaviour

Turkish Van cats tend to bond forever with one or two people in a household. They can be demanding of attention and vocal, as well as very lively.


Related Breeds  

Turkish Angora