Bengal

Bengal

The Bengal is a large cat breed that is the result of crossing small African leopards cats with domestic cats. They have lovely wildcat patterns that look like they came straight from the wild. Its coat is short and can come in all kinds of background colors.

Personality

The Bengal is a handful and perhaps not the best cat for the novice cat owner. It has very high energy levels and demands a lot of attention. Bengals are very intelligent, active and playful. Some of them love to play in water. They are very friendly towards children, other kids and dogs.

Breed Characteristics

Origin:unknown, 1980s
Life Span:12-16 years

Bengal Build Information

The Bengal is a large cat breed that is the result of crossing small African leopards cats with domestic cats. They have lovely wildcat patterns that look like they came straight from the wild. Its coat is short and can come in all kinds of background colors.

Size:Large

Behaviour and Personality

The Bengal is a handful and perhaps not the best cat for the novice cat owner. It has very high energy levels and demands a lot of attention. Bengals are very intelligent, active and playful. Some of them love to play in water. They are very friendly towards children, other kids and dogs.

Activity Level:High
Affection Level:High
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly

Appearance

Grooming:Minimal (Weekly brushing, nail trimming, ear and tooth cleaning)

Bengal Common Health Conditions

Bengal Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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