Amazing vans cat
One of the first animals that settled near the person were cats. Haveturkish Lake Van live amazing creatures - cute kitty with eyes of different colors.
The Van Cat on the left shoulder has a small spot, which in shape slightly resembles a fingerprint of a person. As the legend says, the Lord sent the cat to the earth to destroy the mouse that the devil sent. The mouse had to gnaw a small hole in the Noah's Ark floor and drown all passengers. The Van Cat has coped with honor with the task of the Creator and saved humanity. The Creator thanked the faithful animal, putting his right hand to it. Since that time almost all these cats wear a brown imprint on the left shoulder - the blessing of the Lord.
There is a version that the Turkish Vans were first brought to Europe by the Crusaders returning from their campaigns. At the beginning of the sixteenth century, many travelers from Europe, who visited Western Armenia, described in their records these animals. However, for some unknown reason, in those days, all long-haired cats were almost always called angora.
Van Cat is a rare breed. Fluffy, with snow-white long hair, animals with a very kind and peaceful nature. The main difference from their relatives is their love of swimming and fishing. An extraordinarily large brain indicates the mind of these animals.
Surprisingly, for a long time the cats of this breed were not interested in the man, they were not given proper attention. Because of this, today, these cute and friendly animals were on the verge of extinction. It would seem that most recently Van cats lived in almost every house in Lake Van County. Today, their population has declined sharply, and in addition, gradually this breed mixes with others and loses its uniqueness. Local residents from the vicinity of Lake Wan say that earlier these cats spent summertime hunting for rodents and insects on the spurs of Mount Erek, and in winter they returned to the master's house.
Van Cat has a snow-white, very long silky coat, an elongated graceful body, a long and fluffy tail. She is clever, clever, extremely clean. Likes to play, including in the water, is very attached to the owner. Another onethe feature of these cats is the color of the eyes. They come in three types - blue, amber, eyes of different colors (amber and blue)
Weight of adult male body is about 3600 grams, and females - about 2900 grams. February, March and April - the period of pairing of Van cats. It lasts about ten days.
Towards a new place, Turkish Vans get used to 20-30 days, which is typical, all this time they are exploring a new territory and completely do not pay attention to their new owners.
Surely many animal lovers were interested in this nice and kind animal, and also how much a van cat costs. The price of these animals ranges from 250 to 300 y. e. The problem is that it is very difficult to buy - from Turkey export is prohibited. But in Russia there are several specialized nurseries where you can buy a charming kitten that will become a loyal friend and a member of your family.