Knit or sterilize?
Not all purebred Bengal cats and cats are suitable for further breeding. And we are not even talking about obvious defects in the exterior or problematic nature. In order not…

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From ALK to Bengal
Bengal breed We owe the creation of a Bengal cat breed to an experienced American breeder, Jane Mill. It began in the 1960s when Jane first tried to cross a…

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Bengal cat
A Bengal cat looks like a traditional ordinary cat just as tigers, panthers and jaguars look like. It’s just that a quiet house pussy and, say, a leopard have a…

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From ALK to Bengal

Bengal breed
We owe the creation of a Bengal cat breed to an experienced American breeder, Jane Mill. It began in the 1960s when Jane first tried to cross a Bengal dwarf cat, or ALC leopard cat, with a domestic American shorthair cat. The experiment was a success, and the kitten KinKin was born, inheriting an exotic appearance from her mother.

At the next stage, the work on creating the KinKin breed was tied to her father, who turned out to be the best candidate for this role. Soon, however, it became clear that the males of the second generation (F2) were barren. Jane Mill was able to resume the attempt to breed the Bengal breed only in the 1980s, when she founded the very first Millwood nursery in the history of the breed. Since cats of the first two or three generations are sterile, during her second project, Jane Mill was preoccupied with finding a male capable of reproduction. A suitable candidate, a brightly colored spotted, handsome home-cat, was found in the early 1980s at the zoo in Delhi. Continue reading

Hereditary blindness in bengal cats
Genetic blindness is a disease that is common in many mammals. Some of its forms are considered congenital and appear immediately, while others develop with age. Gradually progressive blindness affects…

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About some new color subspecies
Snow color has a wide color range with the base close to white, light gray shades. These bengals are classified as links, mink, sepia. These are not albinos - how…

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Water treatments for a bengal cat
Bengalis do not belong to the breed, confirming the saying "afraid as a cat of water." If desired, the animals themselves play with water in the bathroom, do not refuse…

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WCF Bengal Standard
GENERAL FEATURE Domestic cat, which has the characteristic appearance of small forest cats, but with a delicate, balanced character of domestic cats. By physique, bengals look like wild. Medium to…

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