The silver variety of Bengal cats has become the second recognized after the classic brown standard in this young breed of domestic cat. The color silver – silver spotted (code ns 24) or silver marbled (code ns 22) – cannot boast of a variety of colors. The background, as well as the marks on it, as a whole, fluctuate in color within the framework of a lighter or darker one. The main color of the hair coat of silver is silver-white, similar to pearl, and the main requirement for it is the absence of rufisms in any areas. This term refers to areas with rusty red hair.
Pearl silver color of bengals
Genetic similarities and differences between silver bengals and classic red
The silver color of the Bengal cat is ensured by the presence of the corresponding inhibitor gene “i”, which the Bengal cat received from other breeds when crossing. Continue reading
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. Adhering to this goal, judges need to attach particular importance to these characteristics when bengals appear that differ in temperament from other thoroughbred domestic cats. A Bengal cat is an athletically built animal, agile, friendly, curious, self-confident, possessing strength, dexterity, balance and grace.
Tenga Bengal Standard
Shape: Wide modified wedge with rounded contours. A little longer in length than in width, small, in proportion to the body, but not to the extreme. Continue reading