All about feeding Bengal cats: right and balanced
If, in general, caring for Bengal cats is not difficult, does not cause much trouble, then feeding is not easy. The point here is in the sensitive, gentle gastrointestinal tract…

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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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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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Bengal cat

Weight and size standards for adult Bengal cats and cats

Domestic bengals in adulthood have an impressive size: males of the breed can reach 8 kg, and females – 6 kg. The height of a large animal at the withers is 40 cm, and the total body length with a tail is approximately 90 cm. The elongated body with amazing flexibility makes the representatives of the Bengal breed graceful, which is one of the differences from other purebred feline pets.

Naturally, females differ in appearance and physical characteristics from males. The difference in weight, and, accordingly, in other parameters, is immediately noticeable. A junior cat who has reached puberty, which is 8-9 months, is almost twice as large as a cat. Paws and tail are more powerful.

Given the goal – the creation of a pet having external and physical data of small animals living in the natural environment, special standards for the breed were developed. Continue reading

Breed formation

Since 1980, the University of California has conducted a study of immunity and susceptibility to leukemia in wild cats. Subjects in particular were Asian Leopard Cat (ALC). Jane Mill (surname after her second husband) received for work several hybrid F1 females (first generation ACL and domestic cats of various breeds). She brought the ideal groom from India in 1982. At the New Delhi Zoo, the breeder was shown a small spotted kitten hiding next to a rhino. He was unusually good: dark brown clear spots evenly covered the golden-orange shining fur. Jane has never seen such a shiny, but sparkling coat – this effect has never been seen in domestic cats.

The fact that the cat named Delhi (full name when registering CFAMillwood Tory of Delhi) did not have a tail bothered the scientist only at the beginning of the experiment – he was not genetically tailless. 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 always becomes the pride of the family. At the same time, a beautiful appearance, although it is the main reason for buying a bengal, is not the only advantage of an animal of this species. The owner will have a smart, with the right education of an affectionate, extremely active pet. However, it should be clearly understood that a Bengal elite cat will require a little more attention than most other purrs.

The origin of bengal cats

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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…

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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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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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About the prevention of diseasesin Bengal cats
Reasonable prevention is always easier and cheaper compared to treatment, not to mention the suffering of the pet. In addition to mandatory vaccinations, a Bengal cat needs to be given…

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