Turkish Van Quick Description

large cat breeds
Turkish van

Turkish Van Quick Description/Information

Turkish Van Quick Description
Coat Semi-long, Single, Silky, Soft, Glossy, Water repellent
Size Large
Colors/Patterns A white body with dark color patches on its head, tail and sometimes even between its shoulder blades. The tail may have a characteristic ‘ringed’ pattern, marked with calico, tabby, black, gray, red, orange, silver, blue, caramel, or lilac
Physical Description Broad shoulders, short neck, heavy at the top, long stature, muscular built, slightly long hind legs, large paws
Eye Color Blue, amber, odd-eyed (heterochromia’)
Lifespan 15-16 years average
Weight Male: 9 to 18 pounds
Female: 6.5 to 18 pounds
Height Male: 14 to 18 inches
Female: 13 to 17 inches
Characteristics Athletic, intelligent, loyal, playful
Lap Cat No
Shedding Moderate
Good with Children Yes, (children 10+ Old)
Litter Size 2-5 cats
Vocalization/Noises Moderate
Hypoallergenic No
Attention Seeker Yes
Countries of Origin Turkey, UK
Availability Rare
Competitive Registration TICA, CFA, FIFe, AACE, ACF, ACFA/CAA, GCCF
Breed Standards


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