Bengal Cat Breed

Medium to large, with males weighing 10 to 18 pounds and females weighing 6 to 12 pounds

The regal beauty and alluring charm of the Bengal make this feline one of the most popular breeds. Its richly colored, highly contrasted coat of vivid spots or distinctive marbling, similar to jungle cats, is stunning. A docile, civilized house cat, the Bengal enjoys playing, chasing, climbing, and investigating. This breed is affectionate and adores being wherever you are.

Did you know?

The Bengal, which takes its name from the scientific name for Asian Leopard Cat, Priionailurus bengalensis, is the only domestic cat that has rosettes like the markings on leopards, jaguars and ocelots.

True Nature of Cats

Interested in learning about your cat's true nature? We studied one of their living ancestors, the African Wild Cat, and turned those insights into an interactive journal.