Every is a magnificence in its personal proper, with fluffy, white hair and charming eyes, so will probably be a tricky selection for the jury to make at an upcoming magnificence contest for the cats of Van province. The cats, named after the jap Turkish province they’re native to, are counting right down to the pageant on March 20.
The occasion will probably be held by the native municipality’s animal care and rehabilitation middle, in a bid to advertise the breed, which is already well-known throughout Turkey for its distinctive options however is getting ready to extinction. Probably the most outstanding contestants are anticipated to be cats from Van Cat Analysis Heart of Yüzüncü Yıl College. The middle is dwelling to tons of of cats whose genetics have been studied by scientists and are given a comfy dwelling. The middle’s workers often groom the cats forward of the occasion.
The middle’s director, professor Abdullah Kaya, is assured a win within the occasion. “We’ve tons of of cats simply eligible for the competition. We simply want to select one now,” he mentioned. Kaya advised Anadolu Company (AA) on Friday that the jury would additionally study the “manners” of the cats. “This isn’t solely about their bodily options. Cats must be calm and centered and obedient to instructions. We examine each cat, study the whole lot about them, from their expressions to the form of their tail. We’ve many choices right here and consider we’ll win titles within the contest,” he mentioned.
Successful cats will probably be awarded gold cash. On-line functions for the competition are open until March 18. Solely white Van cats can take part within the contest and entrants should be at the least 6 months outdated and vaccinated with at the least one shot to guard in opposition to illnesses.