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Does this look like a Bengal?

Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by Gopher, Apr 19, 2011.


  1. Gopher

    Gopher PetForums Senior

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    Someone's selling this lovely lady as a pure bred Bengal but there's some confusion because she looks very "tabby" so I thought I'd post her picture here and see if there are any cat experts who could let me know their thoughts?

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    Thank you ;)
     
  2. francescah

    francescah PetForums Member

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    Looks like a tabby to me but I'm no expert!
     
  3. buffie

    buffie Mentored by Meeko

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    Looks like a gorgeous tabby to me as well.I am also no expert.Im sure some of our Bengal breeders will be along soon.
     
  4. firstprincess

    firstprincess PetForums Member

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    I would say Tabby - but either way very cute!
     
  5. gloworm*mushroom

    gloworm*mushroom PetForums VIP

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    She looks just like every other tabby ive seen.

    If she has papers, shes a very expensive tabby Bengal.

    If not, shes a tabby and the woman is trying to make a quick buck :p
     
  6. Gopher

    Gopher PetForums Senior

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    I'm being told the papers were destroyed to prevent further breeding - hmmmm
     
  7. gloworm*mushroom

    gloworm*mushroom PetForums VIP

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    Um no. You spay to prevent breeding :) Destroying papers means 'I just picked up this tabby off the street, ITS A BENGAL)
     
  8. Kitty_pig

    Kitty_pig PetForums VIP

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    shes a very lovely tabby though :)
     
  9. Dally Banjo

    Dally Banjo PetForums VIP

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    Looks like our Scutter :D he thinks he's a Bengal :rolleyes: :lol:

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  10. IndysMamma

    IndysMamma PetForums VIP

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    very sweet tabby mog, not a bengal - out of interest what is the owner asking for her?
     
  11. MissyMV6

    MissyMV6 PetForums Senior

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    Beautiful Tabby

    Angie x
     
  12. kunzy

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    tabby.....
     
  13. Cloudygirl

    Cloudygirl PetForums VIP

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    Definitely a Bengal.

    Incidentally is anyone interested in purchasing one of my incredibly rare golden bengals.

    Only £1100000000000000000000000 each ;)

    YouTube - more naughty antics



    seriously it's a very cute cat though.
     
  14. dougal22

    dougal22 Banned

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    Oh gosh ^^^^, what an original excuse :rolleyes:

    The photo is of a tabby, definitely not a Bengal. If you're thinking of getting a Bengal cat, do your research carefully. I understand they're quite a 'high maintenance' breed.

    There are a couple of experienced people re: Bengals on PF. Taylorbaby and Tellingtails. I'm sure if you PM either of them, they'll offer you lots of advice about Bengals :)
     
  15. dom85

    dom85 PetForums Senior

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    Definitely not a Bengal, and that excuse about the papers is totally ridiculous, you don't desteot papers to prevent breeding you spay them and they would still have papers they just wouldn't be registered on the active register.
     
  16. Taylorbaby

    Taylorbaby PetForums VIP

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    sorry 100% a moggy, the type, the face, the body, ears, eyes, and the coat.

    For anyone making up thje exuse of papers destroyed, you can just call the GCCF / TICA and confirm that they were infect registered ;)

    the only thing that will stop any further breeding is neutering, and I hope that she is :)
     
  17. tellingtails

    tellingtails PetForums VIP

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    I also have to agree, it does not look like a typical Bengal.

    This is one of Our Bengals 16 Week Old Kitten "Langley" being brushed by my Son, note how different they look :)

    YouTube - typical day 006
     
  18. catzz

    catzz PetForums Senior

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    Totally off topic but I just played your youtube TT and it has completely confused my Kiera. She was asleep on the sofa, heard the miaowing and is now looking all round the room and behind the sofa for the strange noisy intruder cat! Gypsy's just looking at her like she's mad :) Beautiful cat btw
     
  19. tellingtails

    tellingtails PetForums VIP

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    Ha Ha If That confused her check this Out,

    Last Week I had these Two arrive, I was asked if I could re-socialise them, they had been chased away by a Fox out of their Back Garden, consequentially they had been living Ruff for over 6 weeks and had been very disturbed by the events and the last 6 weeks.

    Their Owners had tried to find them to no evail eventually they were spotted back in the area and eventually trapped by putting food in a near by shed, however they would not let their owners near them and were very distressed, they called me to see if I could help and get them back on track :)

    They have been boarding with me for a week now,The first clip was taking a week ago when they arrived, and the second a week later they are well on the way to a full recovery, they have made fantastic progress and already I can trust them near my little boy (supervised obviously)

    YouTube - Socialisation

    YouTube - typical day 009
     
  20. Cloudygirl

    Cloudygirl PetForums VIP

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    wow how what progress.

    The first clip just sent my boys running lol.
     
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