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.
What is excluded from the menu. Continue reading
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 the stomach, esophagus, intestines.
Pathology of the structure of the heart – hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is caused by the fact that one of the walls of the “motor” pumping blood is thicker than others. This causes a violation of all the activities of the heart, leads to many problems with general health, and ends with sudden death. Pathology often does not manifest itself in any way, and the danger lies in the absence of early symptoms. Therefore, it is important for owners of Bengal cats to notice the lethargy of the animal, symptoms of severe fatigue after active games to conduct a heart examination using ultrasound and ECG. Such a study should be regular for all Bengal cats up to the age of five. Continue reading
If one day the American geneticist Jane Mill did not get the idea to breed a domestic cat with the appearance of a leopard, we would not be able to admire this extraordinary breed.
The history of the breed is very unusual and complex. While traveling in Asia, Jane saw beautiful leopard cats (Felis Bengalensis), which, unfortunately, were exterminated by poachers, and cubs were sold to tourists on the market as living souvenirs. So in 1961, Jane had the first leopard cat named Malaysia. Then Jane hooked her domestic cat to her, and soon Malaysia gave birth to two kittens. One of them, unfortunately, did not survive, and the second was a cat, which after a while gave birth again to two kittens. And only the death of her husband stopped Jane’s work on raising a Bengal cat. Kittens were sent to the zoo, where they died from pneumonia. Continue reading