Bengal cat

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Bengal Cat
A female Bengal Cat with tricolored rosettes and a clear coat.
OriginUnited States
Foundation bloodstockEgyptian Mau, Abyssinian, and others (domestic); Asian leopard cat (wild)
Breed standards
Feline hybrid (Felis catus × Prionailurus bengalensis bengalensis)
Female bengal cat

The Bengal cat is a hybrid (mixed) breed of house cat.[1] They were bred to be even-tempered. This means they do not get angry easily like most house cats.[2] Most Bengal cats weigh 8–15 pounds (3.6–6.8 kilograms) and 10–12 inches (25–30 centimeters) in height.[3][4]

It was bred with a leopard cat and many other domesticated cats around 1990.[5] From the leopard cat, it has a marbled and spotted coat like a leopard.[6]

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  6. "Bengal Cat Breed Profile | Litter-Robot". Retrieved 2022-12-31.