Bengal cat basic information
Broad, modified wedge with rounded contours. Longer than it is wide. Allowance to be made for jowls in adult males.
Slightly small in proportion to body, but not to be taken to extreme.
Gently curving forehead to bridge. Bridge of nose extends above the eyes. Nose has a very slight concave curve.
Large and wide; slightly puffed nose leather.
Full and broad, with large, prominent whisker pads and high, pronounced cheekbones.
Medium small, basically short ears, with wide base and rounded tips.
Set as much on side as top of head, following the contour of the face in the frontal view, and pointing forward in the profile view.
Light horizontal furnishings acceptable, but lynx tipping undesirable.
Oval, may be slightly almond shaped.
Large, but not bugged.
Set wide apart, back into face, and on slight bias toward base of ear.
Both eyes to be the same colour.
Brown Tabby (spotted or marbled): Any colour except blue or aqua.
Seal Lynx Point: blue.
Seal Sepia Tabby: gold, to green.
Seal Mink Tabby: blue-green (aqua).
Thick and muscular, large in proportion to head.
Long, and in proportion to body.
Long and substantial, but not oriental or foreign.
Medium to large (but not quite as large as the largest domestic breed).
Robust, never delicate.
Very muscular, especially in the males, one of the most distinguishing features.
Medium, slightly longer in the back than in the front.
Large and substantial. Never delicate.
Very muscular, like the body.
Thick, tapered at end with rounded tip.
Medium large. Length: Medium.
Short to medium. Allowance for slightly longer coat in kittens.
Thick, luxurious, and unusually soft to the touch.