Facts about cats: Turkish Van

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About Turkish Van cats

Turkish Van cats (pronounced von) are also affectionately known as the "swimming cat" for their unusual love of water. Left to their own devices, you may find Turkish Van playing in ponds, paddling in pools or even splashing in the toilet if you aren’t careful! Turkish Van cats are also famed for their striking eyes and luxuriously soft fur. Beautiful and rare, they will charm you but watch out for their mischievous side!

Cat statistics

Colour: Pure white with dark colouring on their head, tail and sometimes the back of the neck (referred to as the "Van pattern")

Coat: Semi-long haired

Size: Medium cat, 36 - 43cm (excluding tail)

Weight: 10 - 18 pounds

Lifespan: Variable but anywhere between 13 - 17 years

Temperament: Playful, mischievous, intelligent

Origin: Lake Van in Turkey

Benefits of fresh cat food for Turkish Van

Help your Turkish Van cat live their best life by feeding them fresh cat food daily. Here are some of the benefits they will enjoy:

● Better digestion

● Improved energy

● Shiny, healthy coats

Like most cats, Turkish Van are obligate carnivores. This means they are genetically suited to getting their nutrients from meat. However, this is not the industry standard. Instead, more often than not cat food is made with very little meat which is poor quality and cooked at high temperatures to last on a shelf for months, even years.

At KatKin we are demanding better for cats. We refuse to prioritise profit over the health and happiness of cats everywhere. That’s why our fresh cat food is made with premium ingredients - simply 100% fresh-cooked human-grade meat - and vet approved. Don’t just take our word for it. Switch fearlessly and try fresh cat food with your Turkish Van today.

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