Just like any other pet, no two Bengal kittens are the same. If you are planning to buy one, you have to carefully select the best choice from the options. You want to make sure that the pet you are bringing home is something you will surely love. Here are some of the criteria to consider when doing a background check before deciding to buy a Bengal kitten.

Behaviour

These cats are known for being energetic and playful. This might seem annoying, but you have to remember that cats tend to be the exact opposite. They prefer being left alone. They are also not as playful as dogs. Therefore, if you have a playful cat at home, it will be a unique experience. Just remember that they don’t like being neglected. Their fierce side comes out. Therefore, when choosing a cat based on behaviour, you need to find one that is somewhat tame, to avoid aggression.

Health

Obviously, you want your kitten to be healthy. Sadly, not all breeders prioritise the overall health of their kittens. You need to ask if the breeder has vaccinated or dewormed the cats. They should also have proof that the kitten does not have any predisposition for diseases. Unless this is guaranteed, try searching for other options.

Standards

Even if Bengal kittens are different, they have strikingly similar features. This is a result of their lineage. Therefore, it is easy for you to find out if the kitten in front of you has met the standards of a particular breed. Check the coat colour, and the markings on the body and their head.

Sex

In terms of attitude and overall behaviour, sex does not really come into play. Male kittens are not necessarily more active and playful than their female counterparts. The only time when sex is important is when you are planning to breed in the future. If you do, a female kitten would be a great choice. Otherwise, choose a male. Spaying a female to avoid breeding could be complicated and more expensive.

Choose one online

Finding the best Bengals for sale in your local area could be a huge challenge. This does not mean you should cancel your plans. You can still find them online. In fact, it is easier searching for quality breeders online. They also have to get registration and certification in order to operate legally just like other breeders.

Contact your chosen breeder and set an appointment so you can see the kittens for real. You should also confirm the price that you have seen online. If you are satisfied with everything based, it is time to buy the kitten and take it home with you.

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