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Bengal Troublemakers – Naughty & Nice

Bengal Troublemakers – Naughty & Nice

Bengal cats have been popular for several years now but like many other breeds there are trials & tribulations. We’ll take a look at some of those concerns and provide some helpful advice. Where has all the time gone? Eight years of owning Bengals. Eight years and millions of meows, hundreds of hours of video footage, various broken house lamps, litter trays, shelves… plants constantly eaten or knocked over, torn speakers and carpets that will …

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This Hedgehog And His Bengal Cat Friend Are Warming People’s Hearts

Herbee the hedgehog and Audree the Bengal cat

Bengal Audree and Herbee the hedgehog, guided by their owner, Talitha, are taking the internet by storm with their adventures and overload of cuteness.  I took some time to ask Talitha some questions about how she got started with this adorable pair, what it’s like to go on adventures with them, and what are their plans for the future. More info: MrPokee.com Can you introduce yourself and your pets? How did you end up with …

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From F to G for Better Understanding

Bengal Cat Generations Explained

Naming Foundation & Filial Cats Affect Understanding of Our Breed A new generation of cat lovers are discovering the wonder of Bengal Cats and other breeds developed through purposeful breeding programs of domestic cats. The Bengal Cat’s history is distinctive among the most popular breeds developed in the last decades of the 20th century like the Ragdoll, Ocicat, Toyger and Pixie-Bob because of the use of hybrids between non-domestic species and domestic cats in the …

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The Origins of Bengal Cats and the Legacy of Willard R. Centerwall, MD

Willard Centerwall legacy bengal cat origins

Willard R. Centerwall, MD – The Source of Bengal Cats & so many other good things for humanity. Millwood Praline, Millwood Pennybank and Millwood Rorshack are the 3 first generation hybrid females that nearly all 250,000 registered Bengal Cats on the planet descend and they were all bred by Willard Centerwall, MD at his Loma Linda University Lab. Millwood Pennybank, Millwood Praline and Millwood Rorshack with Millwood Tory of Delhi at Millwood in 1983 – …

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A Spotted Cat or a Striped Dog?

Spotted cat or striped dog

The story behind the beginnings of today’s Bengal Cat. It was a beautiful spring day in Southern California. The year was 1971, and after an enjoyable family dinner Dr. Willard Centerwall gathered his children together for a most interesting proposition – how would they like to be involved in developing a new house pet! Centerwall family – © Edwin Centerwall/Bengalcats.co He excitedly shared with everyone the idea of creating either a domestic cat that looked …

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The Best Cat Harness and Leash in 2020

Bengal cat walking harness and leash

Your Comprehensive Guide to the Best Cat Harness and Leash in 2020 Have you taken your cat for a walk lately? Yes, it’s a thing! If you have an indoor cat and want them to experience the joys of the outdoors without subjecting them to injury and weather extremes, investing in a harness for walks is a good idea. For us dedicated cat lovers out there, we want the best for our furry friends. Recent …

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When Rosettes Bloomed

Bengal Cat Rosettes History

The beginnings of rosetted markings in the Bengal Cat In the late summer of 1993 a large group of Bengal kittens awaited judging in King of Prussia Pennsylvania at the largest TICA (The International Cat Association) of the year. Among the Bengal kittens an array of the breed’s unique qualities were visible to those who saw them. There was a kitten with an exceptionally sparkling coat, laden with glitter while another kitten’s coat was rich …

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