Hi, just wondering if anyone thinks my cat has bengal in him the owner did say he was half bengal. Thanks

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He doesn't seem Bengal to me but you did say "mixed"- get a DNA test if you want to know

The characteristics of the Bengal breed are very specific

Marble or spotted pattern " ticked" coats always outlined in black( never symmetrical,both sides will be different)

Small round head with round tip ears,large green or gold eyes

The Bengal strut ( lol) as there hind legs are quite longer than the fronts

Tails ard always striped

So your cats appearance is unlike the Bengal - a DNA test is not expensive,some much better and more specific than others so do your due diligence before you waste your money- many Vets use Basepaws( for health purposes) and Wisdom Panel is good for breed info
 

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What a gorgeous cat. Your cat doesn't look like a Bengal mix, however I am not saying the owner was dishonest with you. Bengals do escape sometimes, so it's not an impossibility. I even saw one online that was an owner surrender at a local animal shelter recently. He was definitely a Bengal and I could even tell with my untrained eyes. Please note that I am not a breeder, cat show judge or expert. Anyway, a Bengal's coat has a different feel than other cats. It's difficult for me to explain.
 
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