We believe that when choosing the perfect Bengal, the best breeder is always the local one. Buying local means you can meet them in person to see how they're raising their kittens, plus avoid potentially traumatizing shipping of the kitten. But finding a quality Bengal cat near you can be a difficult task. So we've compiled all of the information you need to know about Bengal breeders with kittens for sale, including website URL, contact information, Facebook page, memberships to associations, and more, broken down by location. This will help you choose the right Bengal when the time is right.
USA Bengal Breeders
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Canada Bengal Breeders
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Australia Bengal Breeders
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What are Bengal cats like?
Bengal cats are known for their wild appearance and background. Weighing between 8-15 pounds and up to 18 inches long, they have strong back legs and a muscular physique. Their coats are short and dense, remarkable for the leopard pattern on their fur. which can be different shades of brown, silver, and white. Registered Bengal breeders will have kittens for sale with different shades of brown, silver, and white among other variations.
Bengal cats are known to be loving and athletic, making them a great cat to play with kids or hold their own with other pets. They love opportunities to run, jump and climb — so for the sake of your furniture, a cat pole or tree will be especially worth it. When considering a Bengal for your family, it’s important to note that these cats require a higher level of exercise than the average cat.
FAQs when considering Bengal cats
How much do Bengal cats cost?
As a sought-after breed, Bengal kittens for sale cost between $1,500 and $3,000. A cat’s price is based on its pedigree, coat quality, age, health and vaccination history. If an Bengal cat’s parents are show-winning, they can be even more expensive.
What should I ask to choose the right Bengal breeder?
While there are many people who claim to be ethical Bengal breeders, not all hold a standard that you can feel great about. Asking some relevant questions about their philosophy will ensure you avoid Bengal breeders that do this only for financial gain, not having the interests of the cats or you in mind. Make sure you ask about:
- Health history of the parents and vaccinations. They should have their first vaccinations by the time they're adopted.
- Whether they've bred their Bengals with other breeds (they should disclose this and it would make it not a purebred lien.
- Have the socialized the kitten among other kittens?
- Do they belong to a Bengal breed club? You can ask for references from the club.
Why does it matter if I buy from a registered Bengal breeder?
When you buy from a registered Bengal breeder (with either their local club, governing body, or TICA), that ensures that a standard of care and expertise is enforced. You can ask them about a wide range of topics such as the Bengal’s genealogy, the right kitten for you, common health problems with Bengals to look out for. We offer additional registration through our Cat Kingpin Certified program as well, although it's not a replacement for other registrations.