The most gentle representative of the cat with the incredible beauty of color and the kind of wild animal, taking a mini leopard, you can marvel at its gentle character.
- Origin of USA, Growth 20 - 40 cm., Weight 6 - 10 kg.
- Lifespan 15-20 years
Mind and wit
Name of the breed: Bengal cat
Fit for allergics: No
For families with children: Yes
Difficulty of care: No
Interesting facts about Bengals:
- Bengals are excellent athletes, the height of the jump can reach 2 meters. Favorite places Bengal kitchen extractor and the highest shelf.
- Bengal cats have a very unusual wool, having stroked the cat, one can imagine that he was touching the silk fabric, so pleasant and delicate sensations, the wool has glitter (glitter) - the color shimmers in the light.
- Bengal produces interesting sounds, you can’t call them meowing and bark, too; cats have a special intonation of voice with a certain demand.
- Interesting fact: most kittens from birth to 4 months have a shaggy and faded fur coat, the nature is laid to escape from predators in the steppe and become invisible. Later, the coat becomes smooth, shiny with a bright and contrasting pattern.
- Dolce & Gabbana offered fashionable trends in clothing in 2017, the Italian designer presented over 80 outfits featuring Bengal kittens and cats.
- Stars of show business and cinema - the happy owners of Bengal - Calvin Klein, Madonna, George Clooney, Maxim Averin
The history of the origin of the unusual breed Bengal
The history of this breed is one of the most unusual and memorable. The ancient ancestor of the Bengal breed is the Asiatic leopard, also called Ocelot.
Not every breeder will be able to translate into reality the idea that Gene Mill, a geneticist from the University of California, implemented. The woman considered many options for crossing different breeds. Jin, flying to Taiwan on a business trip, looked out for a "souvenir" - it was a wild cat, with a chic leopard color, which she brought home and this was the beginning of her work on breeding these unusual animals.
So in 1963, the first breeding work was carried out. For breeding with an Asian leopard cat, Jin picked up a short-haired European cat. Work on the removal of Bengal was carried out for 22 years and ended by 1980. American CFA experts have adopted Bengals from only 4 generations.
Bengalis are often called little leopards, because of their similarity to color with the leopard. Despite the formidable look, they are very affectionate and dependent on people.
Description and Standard
Usually, cats choose one beloved master and follow him closely, so that you do not do it, she sits beside him and watches the process. Cats are very talkative, often pronounce some sounds, sounds like barking and meowing, this breed is often called the koto-dog, playing they bring toys to the owner.The body of the bengal is rather long and powerful, the weight of an adult individual can reach up to 9 kg.
The head is proportional to the body, elongated wedge shape. The standard of different systems declared a straight profile with a slight bend.
Wool is short and smooth, endowed with glitter - the natural shine of wool.
The color of the Bengal cat is diverse, but always bright and contrasting, the most common is the Ben n24 "socket on gold." Other colors are also interesting: marble, silver, snow, coal, blue.
In this breed is not allowed the manifestation of aggression and white color on the stomach.
Kittens from this breed are born in an amount of from 2-5 kittens; between the ages of 3 and 15 weeks, a show may occur. Faising is a special natural mask for wool, in captivity it would help the kittens to escape from a predator. This fact should be taken into account when buying kittens, kittens do not always have a beautiful fur coat at 3 months of age, the passing will take place and the kitten will become beautiful.
Feeding and caring for bengal
The Bengal breed has some digestive problems. The main rule in the Bengal diet is to stay on the feed that was originally chosen by the breeder, if you need to change the feed according to age, then preferably the same brand, possibly with the addition of probiotics. If you still have to choose a different type of feed for your pet, the transition should be very smooth, that is, with minimal mixing in of new feed. For natural food, the situation is even more difficult, if you have switched to natural food, to provide maximum balanced nutrition and vitamins, putting dry food is prohibited. If you do not follow the rules of feeding, the Bengals chair may be liquid, and recovery from the disorder is long.
Bengal wool is one of the softest and most brilliant, not one breed can boast such beauty and uncommonness. To the touch wool resembles silk fabric. Cats practically do not need grooming, they can be brushed occasionally and bought once in six months. By timely trimming the claws you will save your furniture from possible gaming attacks.
Annually contact a veterinarian for the prevention of viral diseases - this is the main and most important point in the care of small leopardics.
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2368170 26 March 2019 - 10:05
День добрый. Подскажие мне как новичку, сколько ему необхдимо употреблять мяса в сутки?
Если кот на сухом корме, то желательно совсем не давать. Тут определиться бы. Или так или так, страдают от быстрой смены корма. Я даю всего раз в неделю, в качестве поощрения.