Bengal Kittens grow up to become Bengal cats, a domestic cat developed in the 1950s. It was a cross breed of an Asian Leopard cat and domestic shorthairs. With a distinctive spotted and large coat, the Bengal cat looks more of a jungle cat but being an Asian leopard cat hybrid the Bengal cat is thoroughly domestic. Their name is also derived from the Asian leopard cat’s scientific name Felis bengalensis. The crossing between the two aforementioned cats was made by Jean Mill a certified breeder of California. Bengal cats are known to be very expensive and some even claim them to be the “Rolls Royce” of the feline family.
Bengal kittens may look large but come in the category of domestic ones. The stripes on the body of the cat make it worthy of its name “Bengal cats”. The coat is not only wonderful but also very soft and sleek. The average weight of a Bengal cat lies in between 10-15 pounds and for females its 8-12 pounds. One of the most important traits of a Bengal cat is its agility and strength. Due to the agile nature, its back legs are slightly longer than the front ones. The average age expectancy of these types of
cats is around 14-16 years. Being such agile creatures these are always on the lookout for fun and often find themselves in the company of family especially children.
One of the most popular felines these cats require minimal maintenance as they can self-groom themselves. To promote healthy grooming it is advised to at least groom the cat every week. One of the visually appealing breeds in the world these cats are much more than normal physical beauty. The blend of jungle-like stealth and high energy mixed with a friendly and tame demeanor makes these cats an ultimate feline. They are known to be immune to some extent to allergies that are they do not cause any sort of harm to people. Bengals require much less self-grooming unlike many others in the cat family. The size and appearance may have someone doubt about their domestication but these cats are thoroughly domesticated.