Bengal cats are quite curious pets and always crave attention, thus they are not appropriate for the casual pet owner. It is a cunning and smart animal with a beautiful fur to boot. So if you plan to get it as a pet, here are fun facts about Bengal cats that will blow your socks off.
Most Intriguing Facts about Bengal Cats
1 Bengal cats love glittery objects and they can hide these objects too—stash your valuable and glittering valuables properly.
2 Pet Bengal cats cannot be trusted with smaller prey animals because of their predatory instincts. Keep guinea pigs, smaller rabbits, and hamsters away from them.
3 Bengal cats are excellent jumpers and can jump heights two to three times their size.
4 If a pet Bengal cat gets bored, he is capable of destroying things in the home, opening drawers and cabinets and even breaking things apart to see how they work.
5 Bengal cats are quite loud and vocal when they want something—so they are not easily ignored.
6 They are very active and strong willed cats, thus appropriate stimulation is needed on a regular basis.
7 Aside from the beautiful marbling or ‘rosettes’ in their coat, Bengal cats also have the glitter gene which gives their coat an iridescent property.
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8 The cost of Bengal cat is pretty steep and can go as high as $50,000.
9 Bengal cats can grow big with average male weight between 10 to 15 pounds.
10 Bengal cats are well-known water lovers, so if you want privacy while taking a bath, get that door locked!
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Summary – Bengal Cats are Hybrids
Did you know that the Bengal cat is a hybrid between a domestic cat and Asian leopard cats that dates as far back as the 1800s? However, it was not until the 1980s that the Bengal cat was perfected to have a cat with the temperament of a domestic pet while having the grace and beauty of a wild, forest-dwelling cat.
Must Watch BEFORE Getting a BENGAL CAT
Most comprehensive video about Bengal Cats! I cover all subjects from history to looks, personality, price, and grooming needs. Watch my Bengal Cat 101 video to find out everything about them!
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