The Origin of Bengal Cats: A Complicated History of Domestic Mini Leopards
Its name, as well as genes, the modern elite breed of Bengal domestic cats is obliged to the wild leopard Asian cat Prionailurus (Felis) bengalensis from the subfamily of small…

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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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What do bengals need?
    For a Bengal, there must be a high claw point in the house (a game town), they jump very high, they need this to maintain good physical shape. A Bengal…

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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 the outer surface of the retina. Specifically, this form of the disease is characteristic of Bengal cats. Doctors call this disease progressive retinal atrophy.

The disease affects photoreceptors. They register the incoming light flux on the retina. Photoreceptor cells begin to break down at the age of 8 weeks, and by about a year the animal completely loses sight. You can notice the signs of the disease in the period from 8 to 20 weeks.

SIGNS OF THE DISEASE
It is possible to detect hereditary blindness in a Bengal cat by external phenomena. Continue reading

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 slightly different expression of their faces; and so, the Bengal cat, a creature, undoubtedly, a domestic one, managed to preserve exactly that arrogant and strict face, which happens only with large and free predators. Anyone who dares to look into the cold eyes of a Bengal and withstand his gaze can be convinced of this.

This can be seen on any photo of representatives of this breed.

The Bengal cat is one of the youngest cat breeds, and it was discovered in America. Just one American lady once thought: I wonder what will happen if we propose to her a perfectly ordinary domestic cat a beautiful Asian leopard cat? Oddly enough, the cat leopardich did not eat, but quite the contrary; and so a new breed was born. Continue reading

Breed color characteristic
The most valuable thing for Bengals is their color. The Bengal cat has gold spots with leopard-like spots; silver, similar to snow leopards; snow - white with a gentle pattern…

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What are the harnesses and collars
Collars are purchased for various purposes - medical and prophylactic and for walking, decorative for aesthetic purposes, and informational - so that the lost animal is back at home. Now…

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Pregnancy in a Bengal cat: timing and how it proceeds
Bengal cats that have a wild appearance, are unusually beautiful, resembling leopards, or snow leopards, or even panthers - one of the most elite breeds. Breeding healthy, large, contrast-colored bengals…

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Interesting facts about Bengal cats
Bengal cat is one of the most expensive breeds in the world. However, their cost is fully justified, since these animals have a unique genetic inheritance, a unique and kind…

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