How to care for an angora cat

One of the most enigmatic and noble animals is the cat. Considered by many the best friend, the hearts of all are won thanks to that great personality that he has until he becomes the eyes of his owners. It has a great beauty and, in the case of the Angora, a long and spongy fur that requires certain care on the part of its owner, in addition to the normal care that every pet should have.

If your cat is angora or you have the idea of ‚Äč‚Äčadopting a pussycat of this breed soon, read on. In we will tell you how to take care of an Angora cat and many of our tips will be valid also for cats of other breeds.

Weight of the Angora cat

An Angora cat can weigh up to 4 and a half kilos in adulthood, especially males; the females will weigh between 3 and 4 kilos. If you have an Angora cat at home, provide food that takes care of its weight since the agility of the cats can be affected, especially in those who live in small apartments. They will have little room to move, jump or exercise, so if you do not control the amounts of food recommended for your age, the weight could be affected, causing obesity in them. Avoid giving your food, especially if it is fat or if it has sugar.

Fur

The fur of the Angora cat is one of its main characteristics, this gives the cat the right temperature especially in winter; so take care of it will provide welfare to your pet. Being so abundant, you have to take special care and brush it daily with special combs for this type of coat.

Comb your angora will not only avoid the knots that can be formed, it will also clean your hair and will protect your cat from swallowing the hairs every time it is cleaned, or at least not swallowing so much hair. Removing excess hair with brushing will prevent the balls of hair that usually form in your tummies.

The health of your cat

You must bear in mind that there are certain essential factors in the life of your pets. It's like having a baby, requires vaccines and constant vet visits to control your care schedule. The first vaccines should have three times, feline antileukemia, antirabic and good deworming (especially during the first weeks of life). In the case of unwanted tenants such as fleas, there are methods to eliminate them such as sprays, drops or specific treatments that you should consult with the veterinarian before using them; this to avoid that when licking (one of his favorite "hobbies") he ingests some product of this type.

Love

Quite contrary to what is thought of cats, the Angora are ideal pets to have as a family, they are very patient with the little ones of the house and very affectionate. Like all cats, you will want to have your full attention and be the king of the house, but the emotional part is very important above all. If the cat is still a puppy, it will not show many of its emotions but if it is adopted in adulthood, they value a second opportunity very much and they appreciate their new owners, showing themselves surprisingly attached.

Tips
  • Patience with your cat. You must bear in mind that they are different from dogs, they will not go for the ball (or not as many times as you want) and show their affection with particularity.
  • Arm yourself with accessories that are super useful for your life. Have the age you have some objects are essential: the nail scraper, the hairbrush, the ball, your sandbox, etc.
  • Weather. Dedicate time to your feline, you will fall in love completely.