Think we have a Blue Bengal mix thoughts?

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Pretty sure we have a mix with blue bengal. I’m thinking tabby as well. I realize these pictures don’t show her beautiful cheetah like spots, but they are there. Any proactive thoughtful and intelligent input much appreciated!
 
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She’s not brown at all. She’s gray, silver and black.
 

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She’s not brown at all. She’s gray, silver and black.
For some unknown reason genetically black tabbies are called Brown in the official color description in cat associations.
Tabby is a coat pattern, not a breed.

She looks like a Domestic Shorthair (no particular breed) with a Brown (Black) Mackerel Tabby pattern, mostly broken mackerel rather than spotted. In these pictures I don't see the rosetted or marbled tabby patterns that are common in Bengals.
 

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Verry adorable tabby, but no visible traces of bengal. If we talk bengal that is.

Spots on belly are very common in tabbies, so these arent no hint about bengal ancestry, nor even about being a spotted tabby. They dont count much, simply. :)

To decide the pattern, we look on the sides and the backside.
 

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She’s not brown at all. She’s gray, silver and black.
she cannot be both dense & dilute, it’s not genetically possible. As a silver breeder, she doesn’t appear silver in any of the photos.

if none of the photos show her accurate colour as implied by the response then we cannot possibly provide answers
 

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She is for sure a brown tabby. Many brown tabbies have greyish looks to their coats but it will change as she gets her adult fur coat. :)
Blues have blue markings (stripes/spots are dark blue, the regular coat is a light blue), silver is grey base and black markings but has a white undercoat. She is neither of those. Brown tabbies can be either a warm brown or cool brown, a cool brown can look greyish while the warm brown can look more orange :)
 
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