Turkish Van

  • Size

    Medium to large, with males weighing 9 to 20 pounds and females weighing 7 to 12 pounds
  • Coat

    Semi-long, fine, cashmere-like
  • Sheds

  • Color

    Red, cream, black, blue, red tabby, cream tabby, brown tabby, blue tabby, tortoiseshell, dilute tortoiseshell, brown patched tabby and blue patched tabby
  • Vocalization

  • Temperament

    Energetic, mischievous, intelligent

The beautiful Turkish Van is distinguished by her chalk-white body and colored markings on the head and long, plumed tail. This curious feline has powerful hind legs that allow her to jump on otherwise hard-to-reach spaces. The sweet, loving breed likes to be involved in whatever is going on and enjoys curling up on a lap. A slow-maturing breed, the Turkish Van takes three to five years to reach maturity.

Help Your Turkish Van Thrive

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  • Beyond®
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  • Purina ONE®
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