Definition of Turkish Van in English:

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Turkish Van

(in full Turkish Van cat)


A cat of a long-haired breed, with a white body, auburn markings on the head and tail, and light orange eyes.
Example sentences
  • Inquisitive and social, the Turkish Van is a excellent pure breed available to satisfy any cat lover.
  • All our Turkish Van kittens are raised in the home around children, older cats and our Border Collie.
  • Angoras are lithe, with silky fur, and the Turkish Vans are more heavily built with a plush coat.


1960s: named after the town of Van, Turkey.

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