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Bengal

Bengal Profile

 

 

Lifespan: 9-15 Years

Avg height: 20-25cms

Avg weight Female: 2.5-5.5 kg

Avg weight Male: 4-7 kg

Coat type: Short, thick, soft coat

Coat colours and body type: Bengals are medium sized cats known for their distinguishing coat. They exhibit leopard-like spots, rosettes or marbling. They are known for their 'glitter' gene which gives their coat a shimmer. Colours include brown, sorrel, seal-lynz, silver, and white. The 'wild' appearance of this breed is what makes this breed stand out. 

Grooming required: Low maintance, weekly brushing

Similar Breeds: Burmese, Korat, Khao Manee, Siamese, Tonkinese

 

Bengal temperament

Bengals are highly intelligent and value strong bonds with their owners. They need a lot of attention and do not like to be ignored. Games are a favourite past time of the bengal breed, giving them a good sense of humour. They are agile and enjoy jumping and climbing around. Bengals are easily trained and do well with other animals. They are vocal cats.