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…

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Colors, tabby, hair quality of Bengal cats
Details of all the different colors of bengal wool can be found in special texts, and here is a list of officially recognized in two categories of the pattern -…

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How to raise a bengal cat
Bengal kids, so that they really grow up "home", from childhood you need to accustom yourself - communicate with them, caress, in a word, pay attention. Without constant contact, Bengal…

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From ALK to Bengal

Bengal breed
We owe the creation of a Bengal cat breed to an experienced American breeder, Jane Mill. It began in the 1960s when Jane first tried to cross a Bengal dwarf cat, or ALC leopard cat, with a domestic American shorthair cat. The experiment was a success, and the kitten KinKin was born, inheriting an exotic appearance from her mother.

At the next stage, the work on creating the KinKin breed was tied to her father, who turned out to be the best candidate for this role. Soon, however, it became clear that the males of the second generation (F2) were barren. Jane Mill was able to resume the attempt to breed the Bengal breed only in the 1980s, when she founded the very first Millwood nursery in the history of the breed. Since cats of the first two or three generations are sterile, during her second project, Jane Mill was preoccupied with finding a male capable of reproduction. A suitable candidate, a brightly colored spotted, handsome home-cat, was found in the early 1980s at the zoo in Delhi. Continue reading

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…

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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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Interesting facts about Bengal cats
Bengal cat is one of the most expensive breeds in the world. However, their cost is fully justified, since these animals have a unique genetic inheritance, a unique and kind…

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Character, upbrining, habits
Once, when preparing a material on bengals, the correspondent of an animal magazine asked to explain to readers how dangerous it is to take these animals to a family with…

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