Biologist Genetic Gin Mill at the end of the 20th century began work on selection of wild Asian cat and home. Leopard color Animal received from wild progenitors. Over the years (since the student bench), work was carried out to improve the quality of homemade pets. This work was crowned with success. A new breed has appeared – Bengal Marble Cat.
Felinologists at first did not take this breed, but in 1991 they had to surrender. Some communities of cat lovers still do not take this hybrid, and in vain. Marble Bengal Cat received only the best qualities from his ancestors.
It has been connected to the friendliness, affectionate of home and playfulness of kitty, grace, plastic and hunter instinct.
These animals grow up to large sizes. Cats quickly gain weight over 6 kilograms. Bengali independent, independent, love water, unlike other domestic cats. The head in animals of this breed is heavy and large, similar to tiger. Square shape infuses. The base of the ears is necessarily wide, the ears themselves are high, inclined forward. This breed is almond, expressive eyes. And when the animal monitors the prey, turn into ruthless eyes of the predator.
Any color, except aquamarine and blue. Blue eye color only in snow bengala. These cats are shortcuts. Brigal iron – a wonderful way to get away from stress. Wool silk and shiny.
The World Exhibition System allows 6 Bengal breed colors. Bengalov’s front paws are large, thick, and the rear is longer than the front. Tails most often omitted, Bengali never raise the tail up.
Marble Bengal Cats – Wonderful Companions. If you do not give them time, then they become nervous, aggressive. This animal requires constant attention of the owner, answers caressing, devotion. This is a breed of talkative cats, participants of children’s games. Bengali is non-aggressive, friendly and patient for children. They are still smart and clean.
The content of this breed will require the owner of cash investments and time.
This breed has colors, as relevant standards of the World Association of Cats, and no. The first category includes colors:
- Brown (Golden)+
In addition, there are two more types of color of Bengal wool – this is spotted and marble. The most popular color of the Bengal Cat is spotted. Stains must contrast with the main color of the cat. When stains have two tones, they are called sockets. Rosettes are the prerogative of wild animals, But Bengal’s domestic cat is the only animal with such a complex color.
Sockets are represented only in three types:
- arrow – An extended spot with a dark tip+
- Lapelprint – Light stain with contrasting “blots” on the sides+
- donut – Large spot framed by a dark contrast strip.
The most rare kind of color is marble. Present at the exhibition cats. Breeders care about the purity of the breed, there are clear rules and provisions for this breed at exhibitions. Marble color – these are curly stripes on the wool. There must be an asymmetrical current structure of two or more colors strips, contrasting with the primary color.
At the end of the XX century, the first Bengal marble kitten appeared in the nursery. This event produced a stunning furor in the audience. In 1993, the marble color of Bengal cats was included in the status of the Cat Association Championship. Marble Bengal Cat is different from Spotted, sometimes it can be accepted for another breed. It is highly valued at exhibitions and another wonderful color – marble on gold. This color is impossible to guess at the birth of a kitten. It is formed in an animal to two years.
Rare Color Bengal Cat – Marble on Silver. Cat wool has a light silver tone, and the drawing is designed in dark gray tones or black. Can meet Bengalov and gray-beige color. This is when marble silver contrasts with the basic color of the animal.
It should be noted that it is not easy to achieve marble color. Pedigree from parents should be without complaints.
Another rare exhibition copy of the Bengal Marble Cat is a snow bengal. This breed has a blue eye color. Types of color here are as follows:
- sepia – Golden main color on which dark brown stripes are present+
- Minx – Cream Main Color with Light Brown Pattern+
- Links – ivory color, marble pattern, darker main.
Snow Bengal kittens are born absolutely white. In the second year of life, they begin to manifest a pattern on wool. At the birth of color kittens do not match the breed. In 8 months, wool is painted in color corresponding to standards.
Signs of breed and content
Distinctive features of the breed include color, body structure. Bengali love to swim and not afraid of water. Although they took a lot from wild cats, Bengalov still not recommended to keep on the street. These are animals derived for home. Since the breed has appeared as a result of selection, it is susceptible to genetic diseases:
- heart diseases+
- Incorrectness of the chest+
- General underdevelopment+
- problems with hip joint+
- Disease of kidneys+
- Network problems.
Choosing a pet, one should learn the pedigree parents. Spearly also visible disorder with the health and development of kittens.
If the animal is purchased for further breed breeding and participation in exhibitions, then cash costs will be required. Participation in the exhibition can cost from 3.5 to 4 thousand. rubles. It is necessary to monitor the fur of the animal, for the right balanced nutrition. In the diet of Bengal cats must be attended by raw meat. Clear claws correctly, deduct the wool, follow the health of the pet. Commitable to buy scratch and all kinds of toys.
Additional signs of breed – non-frequency and activity of cats. We can say that they are hyperactive.
For a companion, this breed is suitable in all respects. Bengali playing, friends with children. They have short wool, which will not deliver problems with cleaning. To the toilet are accepted quickly. Need to buy tray with high sidelights, as animals love to bury the “result of their work” deep.
Like antistress – this breed at number one. To get purebred offspring, you need a cat acquired from the nursery. It is advisable to carefully learn the pedigree, documents for breed. The price for a mating in Russia is high, since this business just began to develop, and there are few open for knitting. The average price for purebred Bengal – 25 thousand. rubles. Cheaper marble Bengal kittens cost can’t cost.
If kittens are offered at a low cost, it means that they have errors in the pedigree, the kitten was early taken from the cat, which is unacceptable, not produced vaccination and veterinary verification. On the profitability of breeding this breed can only be thought of the major cities of Russia, where there is a demand for a unique breed.
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