The average male Bengal cat grows to be 10 to 15 pounds, while the average female Bengal cat grows to be 8 to 12 pounds. Some Bengal cats fall outside of this average range.
Bengal cats were developed primarily by Jean Sugden Mill during the 1970s and 80s as a hybrid between the Asian Leopard Cat and domestic cats. The purpose of the breeding was to combine the temperament of house cats with the beauty of wild cats. Of course, being bred from wild cats makes the Bengal cat one of the more mischievous cats, as well as one of the smartest, most active and most vocal.Learn More
There are several ways to get rid of fleas on cats, including flea combs and citrus solutions. Flea combs can be a quick and easy way to get rid your cat of fleas and prevent future occurrences, without using manufactured chemicals. The smell of lemon in this mix is diminished enough that your cat is not repelled, yet strong enough to be effective in repelling fleas.Full Answer >
According to ASPCA, casual contact with infected animals can give a cat ear mites, as this parasite is highly contagious. WebMD adds that ear mites are often passed from mother cats to their kittens while the young animals are still in the nest.Full Answer >
A Snow Bengal is a type of Bengal cat that carries albino gene traits and is known for its white features. There are three main types of Snow Bengal: Seal Sepia, Seal Mink and Seal Link Point.Full Answer >
Cat breeds that don't shed as much tend not to be as popular or well-known as common house cats, but there are a number of them, including Rex cats and certain European and Asian breeds. Cats that don't shed much are known as hypoallergenic cats. While no cat is completely non-allergenic, there are a number of cats that don't shed enough to cause an allergic reaction in most people.Full Answer >