Bengal Cat - Breed Profile
Breed Description and Pictures Submitted by:
A Touch of Gold Bengals
- In 1982 Jean Mill bred a 3/4 Asian leopard
cat to a Egyptian (Indian) Mau cat. The kittens were few and far between.
But through the years and with selective breeding we are what you see in the
Bengal breed today.
Colors and Coats Types Available -
Bengals come in orange browns, cool browns, seal points (snows), silvers and
sometimes the very rare colors of blue and black (melanistic). The patterns
come in spots, rosettes and marbles (hollows and solids). The fur length is
short and pelted (soft like a rabbit).
Grooming and Care
Because the Bengal's have very short fur they really donít need to be
Suitable Environment - Bengals are very
active cats and can either benefit from the company of other animals or lots
of human attention.
Personality Traits -
Bengals are active, vocal, inquisitive, and very smart creatures. A lot of
people like to call there personalities dog like.
Once you have a Bengal you'll
never go back. They are very intriguing, personable and have the most
beautiful markings in a domestic cat.
Bengal Cat Breeders
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