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The Bengal cat is a highly intelligent breed characterised by its wild, leopard-like appearance. It is also incredibly active and playful with an affectionate and gentle temperament.
The Bengal, or 'miniature leopard' as it is affectionately known, has become increasingly popular in recent times. In fact, it is actually one of the most popular cat breeds. It's affectionate and playful dog-like qualities make it a great family pet.
But here are 15 things you may not know about the Bengal cat.
Origins of the Bengal cat
#1. Originally from the US, this large breed was created by Jean Sudgen Mill and is the result of a cross between a wild Asian leopard cat or Prionailurus bengalensis (a type of small wildcat or jungle cat) and a domestic cat. Many people seem to be more captivated by cats with a "wild look", and so the Bengal was developed to obtain a cat with wild-like markings, but with the disposition of a domestic cat.
#2. The Bengal cat is considered domesticated from the 4th generation. The early generation of Bengals were given to people who were up for the challenge of raising a cat that wasn't really socialized. The fourth generation of Bengal cats are much more friendly, gentle and affectionate.
#3. The Snow Bengal has a white or light brown pattern and appeared early on in the breed's development when some of the domestic cats (carriers of recessive colorpoint genes) crossed with Bengals. The original variation, "Seal Lynx Point" was the result of the albino gene in the Siamese genes.