At the end of the 19th century appeared repeatedly in the paintings of Anton July Adam, call “Adam-Gatos”, in the from Henriette Ronner-Knip and in the work of Arthur Heyer strikingly similar this breed semi-long haired cats.
In this period there was no organized breeding of cats with pedigree in the continent.
The German angora was bred originally from raised semi-long haired cats and domestic cats by the Sra. Aschemeier who retired from farming in 2010 . Aschemeier always referred to his long-haired cats, as German, not as angoras.
The German angora was not recognised by any Cat Association.
The German Angora breeders claimed that I had not a cat of German long hair genuine when they became extinct. They described the German as natural long-haired angora in the same way as in the “Norwegian Forest Cat ”, both are natural hairy breeds.
Was not up 2007, When were the hairy Germans recognized . The German and the German long-haired Angora were a race synonymous.
In 2007, the Council of administration of the Club German of cat Angora rejected this idea, that ended in a dispute that ended up dividing the Group of breeders.
German became a registered trademark of the Angora and could only be raised by the German Club of the Angora cat. Has not sought international recognition.
In the meantime, German long-haired breeds to comply with the old image. Both breeds are described as very similar and both have crossed to the old style of the Persians to improve conformation and coat.
This breed has a silky hair, with a lot of background layers and do not tend to sticky. Your body is strong and robust (Cobbytyp). It has a round head and a powerful broad nasal bridge. The eye color should be green, but other colours are permitted. The tail is profusely covered and is intended to show long hair waving. All colors are permitted. The German angora is considered active and playful cat, very people-oriented. Group is social and friendly.