turkish-angora-cat

Turkish Angora cat

The origin of the Angora is Turkey. Its name comes from the city of Angora (today Ankara). There, the white specimens, named Ankara kedi, are considered a traditional symbol of purity. For the Turkish people, they are true national treasures. Traits It has a thin, muscular body; the hind legs are higher than the front …

Sphynx-cat

Sphynx cat

This breed is also known as the Canadian Hairless, because it appeared for the first time in Canada. It is, without a doubt, the most unusual breed that exists. It is the only variety without hair. Traits It is a medium size, muscular cat with a well-fed, never fat look. Its tail is long and, …

Siamese-cat

Siamese cat

Siamese cats usually held a very important role in the funerals of kings in Thailand in centuries past. They were placed inside the tomb and when they escaped through a hole (made for that purpose), it was said that the soul of the monarch had entered the cat, so that the late kings could witness …

cat-claws

Declawing cats

The first thing you should know in respect to this is: what is declawing?  It is the elimination of the cat’s claws through a surgical operation.  This operation is known, however, the term declawing is too soft for what the operation really is and what consequences it has for a cat.  The operation is complicated …