The Bengal Cat breed was initially registered
with TICA in 1983 and first shown in 1985
under the New Breed/Color class.
children. Like children, Bengal Cats are lively and curious. They love to run, jump, climb, chase and
sometimes even fetch. Bengal Cats have impressive, glittering, velvety rosettes and marbles. These
markings are exquisite. The appearance of the Bengal cat is similar to the Asian Leopard Cat and its
genetic makeup contains a contribution from this wild cat species.