Archive for the ‘Furrsonality’ Category

 

Bengal Rescue – The Other Way to Get a Bengal

Who doesn’t want a beautiful exotic Bengal cat? The problem is a good Bengal from a reputable breeder averages $1800 and up.  A high quality Bengal from a winning lineage (on the cat competition circuit) can start at $3000, for a pet!  Few can afford the luxury of having a Bengal but there is another […]

Toyger Cats

Toygers breed was started by the daughter of the breeder that created the Bengal cat (a domestic cat bred with an Asian Leopard cat).  She bred the Bengal with different domestic short hair cats till the cats started result in tiger stripes and colouring. The Toyger, in all intents and purposes, is a Bengal just […]

Cheetoh Cats

Cheetoh’s are a relatively new breed of cat.  They started with a Bengal as a base and bred it with an Ocicat.  The two spotted cats created a cat that looks like a Cheetah.  The cats tend to actually be a bit bigger than a Bengal, gained from the Ocicat lineage but have the intelligence, […]

Is My Cat a Bengal?

I have been quite active in the Facebook Bengal communities and sadly I’ve discovered the most hostile question you can ask is “is my cat a Bengal?”.  Sadly the anonymity of  internet allows Bengal Elitists to hate on anyone who dared asked this question.  There are those that believe that you don’t have a Bengal if you didn’t […]

HCM in Bengals

It’s always good advice to make sure that the breeder you are buying your Bengal from has had the parents screened for HCM (Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy).  This is a heart condition that is hereditary in Bengals. Below is a YouTube video of a breeder getting one of her cats checked.