General description of Bengal
When working on the breed, the main emphasis was placed on the similarity of bengals with their wild ancestors, but friendly and gentle, like domestic cats. Therefore, any description 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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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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kittens

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breed was to obtain a domestic, affectionate cat with a wild leopard appearance, therefore aggressive individuals were withdrawn from the breeding program. In fact, bengals are affectionate, love people, are very attached to the owner. An exception may be cats that are kept in tight cages and are not able to often communicate with humans. But under such conditions, any animal becomes aggressive.

Bengals are by nature very curious, playful and sociable. Kittens in most cases are mastered in a new house for a maximum of a day or two. The character of a Bengal cat strikingly combines independence and devotion, strength and gentleness. At night, bengals love to sleep next to the owner. However, they try to be with him always and everywhere. They walk “tail”, participating in all household chores, look in all lockers and “put things in order” on all shelves. They are not indifferent to any packages, boxes and everything where you can climb and hide or rustle there. Continue reading

Phasing in Bengal kittens

Phasing (from the English Fuzzy “obscure, shaded”) is a phenomenon inherited by Bengal cats from wild ancestors – Asian leopard cats (ALC) and appears in Bengal kittens regardless of the distance in the pedigree of the wild ancestor.

Phasing occurs in pups of all representatives of the cat family living in the wild.

Nature masks beginners crawling out of the nest of 4-week-old kittens of wild cats, hiding under the long black or gray hairs sticking out like a hedgehog, a bright spotty, fur coat of babies noticeable from afar. And bengals carry protective mimicry in the blood (Mimicry is an imitative resemblance to environmental objects, providing protection from enemies). Continue reading

An allergy to Bengal cats: the cause of the appearance and how it manifests itself
Professional felinologists will always tell anyone who wants to get a pet of an exotic, expensive Bengal breed, first you need to make sure that the household is not allergic…

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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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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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Raising Bengal kittens
It will be right if the upbringing begins on the first day of the stay of the Bengal kitten in his new home. Usually this is a baby at the…

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