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…

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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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Knit or sterilize?
Not all purebred Bengal cats and cats are suitable for further breeding. And we are not even talking about obvious defects in the exterior or problematic nature. In order not…

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desirable

What is desirable to add to the menu

Even if the cat doesn’t eat straight, it’s useful to give the Bengal cat raw chicken white cartilage from chicken breasts, separating them from the bones. Entirely pre-frozen daily chickens can be offered. It is highly advisable to introduce cooked chicken necks as an additive. The recipe is simple:

– free from skin;

– scroll with a meat grinder (grind to a pasty state);

– Freeze minced paste obtained portionwise.

Such an additive is useful to everyone, but is especially necessary for growing Bengalis, that is, young animals up to two years old.

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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
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Bengal colors

 Despite the generally accepted belief that bengal is a miniature copy of a leopard, the colors of Bengal cats are quite diverse. Consider the main ones.

The classic version of the color (the same leopard color) is called brown (black) spotted tabby. Which translates as black spotted. Moreover, in different systems it is recorded in different ways. So, in the WCF system, the color is indicated by the code n24, where n is black and 24 is spotted. True, this does not mean that Bengal cats are black. Just in the genetics of colors, it is accepted that all cats are either black or red. All other variations are based on them. And we see the background color of the Bengal cat as golden, although it is not considered to be golden, respectively, the criteria for evaluating the golden color are not applicable to it. And only in the people this coloring is called “the socket on gold”.

It would seem that cats of this color should be similar. But in fact, you will never find two identical bengals, even if both have the same black spotted tabby (n24) in the pedigree! 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…

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Red color Bengalis
The most classic, that is, the original color variant of Bengal cats was brown (black) spotted tabby - in translation brown (black) spotted. In various international systems, redhead is basically…

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Pearl silver color of bengals
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…

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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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