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 pedigree cats on the continent.
The German Angora cat fue criado originalmente a partir de gatos de pelo semi-largo criado y gatos domésticos por la Sra. Aschemeier who retired from farming in 2010 . Aschemeier always referred to his long-haired cats, as German, not as Angoras.
The German Angora cat was not recognized by any cat association.
The breeders of the Angora Alemán They claimed that there was no German Longhair Cat genuine since they are extinct. They describe the German Angora cat as long-haired natural in the same way as al “Norwegian Forest Cat “, both are natural hairy breeds.
Was not up 2007, When were the hairy Germans recognized. The German Angora cat long-haired and the German Longhair Cat they were synonymous with a race.
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, the German Longhair Cat is bred to fulfill 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.
Character and skills
The German Angora cat is considered an active and playful cat, very people-oriented. Group is social and friendly.