Not all owners have to deal with the situation that a Bengal cat is often sick for a long time. Most of the pets of this elite breed, who visited the veterinarian on time for the necessary vaccinations, live a long and happy life. Nevertheless, it is better to know in advance about what health problems may arise in order to recognize the disease in a timely manner, in the early stages, without allowing it to grow to the size of a catastrophe that threatens the life of a pet.
On the general health status of Bengalis
I immediately want to debunk the widespread myth that purebred representatives of domestic cats are characterized by very weak immunity, that they often get sick, dying from problems, who are not threatening anything with street and outbred animals. On the contrary, breeders in the selection take healthy, that is, strong, hardy, not burdened by poor heredity and genetic anomalies of individuals. So the proverb “heals like a cat” extends to the Bengal purebred breed. But there is another factor: because of the small population of this particular type of cats, breeding is problematic. Continue reading