Anatoll - ANA
This is a preliminary standard.
Final version is to be approved by the Standard Commission, and will soon be published.
The Anatoli is a shorthaired variety of the Turkish Van in type, but it is recognized in a broad palette of colours.
Top of head
The head has the shape of a broad blunt wedge with gentle contours, of medium length.
Muzzle and chin
The muzzle is rounded, the chin firm.
The profile is almost straight, with just a slight dip below eye-level. Nose medium long, straight.
Large and oval, alert and expressive. Set at a slight slant. Eye colour is even, but has no relation to coat colour.
The ears are moderately large, with a broad base and slightly rounded tips. They are straight set, rather high and upright on the skull.
Size and boning
The medium sized to large cat has a muscular body with a medium heavy bone structure.
The chest is massive and solid, ribcage rounded, pelvic area solid.
The neck is muscular.
Legs and paws
The legs have medium length, the paws are round.
The tail is of medium length.
The coat without woolly undercoat. It has a fine texture, but is harsher to touch.
The colours not belonging to the original gene pool (chocolate, lilac, cinnamon, fawn, caramel, colourpointed, sepia and mink colours as well as their combinations with white) are not recognized. All other colours and patterns are recognized. Any amount of white is permitted.
See General part
Special breed faults
Siamese, Persian or British type.