The origin of the Bengal Cats is an offspring and hybrid of a domestic and a Asian Leopard Cat of Bengal (felis bengalis), a savage cat (Oslo) from the South East Asia. The objective is to create a race of an Oslo cat with stable and calm characteristic. The idea is to eliminate by selective reproduction of all the wild characteristic and produce only the good characteristic of a good domestic cat. The first hybrid implies the cats without pedigree, and the first Leopard Cat which have spotty rosettes and they are the hybrid of Mau Egyptian and Ocicat. Later the practice is accepted by the breeders and the breeding of Bengal is become popular across the world.
This cat is identical of Oslo (Asian Leopard), the Bengal has their long body profile with strongly built muscle. The head has their triangular shape and small in proportion compare to their body. The profile frontal has their prominent forehead, slightly curve down to their nose, the eyes are wide almond and the ears are small.
The robe is sumptuous to Bengal without equivalent to any other kind of cats. It is dense, brilliant silky pelted shinny gold. The texture of the robe is more like an Oslo that cannot be found in any domestic cat. The robe of bengals are spotty rosette and tabby marble.
Characteristic and Temperament:
Affectionate, alert, curious and intelligent. The bengals are not afraid to other cats or dogs. They love to play in water, they are a climber and they feel good when they are in high places. Bengals loves to clean their selves specially their litters.
The Bengal Kittens:
The Bengal Kittens inherits the characteristics of their parents. They are very energetic and they like always to play, climb anywhere. They have two colors, a yellow gold with spotty rosettes and silver gray with a leopard spots. When they getting older the color might change from silver and the transition to reddish brown with the spotty rosette becomes more vivid.
When the babies was born they can be quitted their mother within 10 to 12 weeks after the first flu shot. The Bengal mother and the breeder trained to go to their litters and so they have a quality of clean habits when they were separated from their mother.