Coats- Colours & Patterns
Common Names: Felis bengalensis, Bengali, Bengal Cat, Léopardettes
Country of Origin: United States
Head: Fairly wide with rounded contours. Slightly longer than broad slightly curved profile of the forehead to the bridge of the nose . High cheekbones pronounced. Accepted jowls in adult males . Broad snout full. Wide nose with a slight concave curve. Well pronounced jaws.
Ears: proportionate, more than arondies sharp and placed in a balanced way over his head.
Eyes: Large , slightly oval but preferably round, well spaced , different degree of amber or green . Seal Lynx Point in the eyes found the blue and aquamarine blue . At the Seal Mink eyes are blue-green or aqua.
Body: Long, large , powerful, but not EAST . Sturdy frame . Powerful muscles . Mature females usually weigh between 6-12 pounds and males can weigh up to 18 pounds.
Tail: Moderately long , thick, tapering to rounded tip.
Colour: The hair is short or long, thin and close to the body. The dense texture, a great reminder of the brilliance that gold dust hence the name "glitter" and exceptionally soft to the touch much like silk.
The coat is described as " spotted tabby "
Colours: The color varies but the main ones are :
Black: Patterns on a black base coat, more or less contrast.
Brown: Patterns of different intensities of brown on a
background coat of more or less contrast.
Silver & Snow lynx: Black patterns on a silver coat background.
Sepia: Patterns of different intensities of caramel color on different bottom coat of ivory or cream.
Snow Leopard: White with spots and blotches from red to black. His eyes are blue.
Also, breeders even produce blue and charcoal Bengals !!
of The Bengal Quest
Snow lynx point
Brown-black with open and closed paw print rosettes
Pattern: [Spotted] The spots can be black, chocolate or cinnamon. Background colour (base colour) may vary. It can be tinted orange to a pale colour such as wheat. Black or brown stripes on the shoulders and rings on the tail with a black tip. One can also observe rosettes darker contour and the center of a third color. Often have a black rosettes, the center Terra Cotta.
Cold brown-black with closed rosettes
Do you know about the Bengal cat with a marbled coat?
Unfortunately, less well known and less popular, the Bengal kitten whose coat is "marbled" is not less spectacular! ..... However, it will be necessary to be patient to discover its beauty. This type of coat is found in all colors associated with a Bengal ... (brown, silver, snow, charcoal, etc ...)
Like all Bengal kittens, those with a marbled robe go through a period of fuzzy (camouflage).
Because of the predominant blackness in their coats, the paler details and contrasts take more time to reveal themselves. At the age of eight months, once the fuzzy period is over, lighter mottles will appear through the black. The very light areas at the bottom of the coat, will expand, lengthen and intensify for a breathtaking show! You will be seduced week after week, seeing their coat evolve .....
Remember, they have the same qualities of super sociable behavior, curiosity, intelligence ....
Their coat is just as sweet, glittery and almost without any hair loss ... ..!
A marbled Bengal is really great!
Marbled tabby (marble). Wide designs reminiscent of an oyster shell on the flanks and the wings of a butterfly shoulders. The grounds are hazardous, winding and looks like marble, hence the name " marbled " on a background of contrasting color. Generally have two marbled colors but can also display three colors:
Brown tricolor marble