Features of allergenicity of representatives of the Bengal breed
Despite the established fact that the animal’s hair itself is not perceived with hostility by an allergic person, it is she who transfers the Fel D1 protein. The hairs of…

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Bengal Standard TICA
The goal of breeding bengals is to create a domestic cat that has the characteristic appearance of small forest cats, but with a gentle and balanced character of domestic cats.…

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Bengal cat breeding: how to get healthy offspring
If the owner of a Bengal cat is not a professional breeder, but plans to have offspring from his cat, it is worth collecting information about the mating in advance.…

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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

Characteristics of the unique breed of domestic Bengal cats
If you want to get an exotic, but completely domesticated pet, then a Bengal cat or cat is just what is ideal for this purpose. A pet of this breed…

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Other diseases reported in Bengal cats most often
The list of other ailments recorded in bengals is small, but recently it has been noted that they do not happen so rarely, almost on a par with problems of…

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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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Affectionate and gentle beast
There is a misconception that bengals are aggressive. This is actually not the case. The purpose of breeding this breed was to obtain a domestic, affectionate cat with a wild…

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