The Bengal cat looks like a Wild cat! They are, though, quite sweet and loving. They are a very intelligent and athletic breed. Bengals are very playful. They require more playtime and activity than most cat breeds.
They are well known for their beautiful, boldly patterned coats. They are actually the only breed that can have rosette markings. They have a short, thick coat that is very soft and silky. Most Bengals look larger than other cats because of their long, muscular bodies but typically only weigh 8-15#.
They come in a variety of colors but the most popular are the brown spotted or charcoal/silver spotted. The average life span of the Bengal cat is about 15 years.