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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.

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.