A mischievous and intelligent breed with endless energy

The handsome Bengal is a modern, hybrid breed with origins tracing back to a cross with a domestic and a wild species, the Asian Leopard Cat. The result? A wild-looking domestic cat with a taste for adventure! Bengals are incredibly intelligent and endlessly energetic, with a bit of a mischievous streak.

Vital Stats

Size: Medium to large
Coat: Sleek and glossy, leopard-like coat
Life span: 12 – 16 years
Personality: Intelligent, adventurous, loyal
Size medium Coat Silky
Life span 8+years
Bengal personality and temperament

Bengal Personality & Temperament

A Bengal cat is loyal and loving, and in return for plenty of active play and attention, they’ll reward you with affection and amusement.

Bengal food and diet

Food & Diet

Bengals need a high-protein diet and will love fish and poultry!

Bengal grooming and coat care

Bengal Grooming & Coat Care

Bengals’ leopard-like coat is easily recognised among cat lovers. Despite this cat’s exotic colouring, their features are similar to other domestic cats.

Bengal training and behaviour

Bengal Training & Behaviour

This lively and intelligent cat is lots of fun to train - if you can put the time in!

Bengal before you buy

What to know before you buy or rehome an Bengal cat

Bengal cats’ temperaments make them lovely pets – but what do you need to know before bringing your new cat home?

Bengal insurance considerations

Bengals sometimes suffer with certain health conditions and may require treatment. Petplan cat insurance offers peace of mind that they will always be protected.

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Surgery &
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Physiotherapy &
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