Your Bengal is unique, and very much different from the average/regular cats. Bengals inherited strong feral tendencies from their ancestors, the Asian leopard cats. To better understand what your Bengal cat should eat, you must first appreciate their ancestor’s feeding habits, which comprised of birds, lizards, and insects. All of these foods that the Asian leopard cats ate in the wild were mostly protein based.
Bengals are obligate carnivores, meaning they have nutritional requirements that can only be met with a diet based almost entirely on animal tissue. Felines “guts” are much shorter than ours and their digestive system is fine-tuned and able to extract all the necessary protein, vitamins and fat from meat. They do not have the ability to fully digest and utilize the nutrients in plant material.
In the wild, felines may get a small amount of grain and other plant material from the stomachs of their prey, but it is not by choice, it is just part of their life. However, our domesticated Bengals really do not need any amount of grain.
As a Bengal lover, you need to be aware that a healthy nutrition is imperative to the general wellness of your Cat.
What is a Raw diet?
Raw feeding is the practice of feeding domestic carnivores such as dogs and cats a diet of uncooked meat, edible bones, and organs. Most Bengal cat owners feed their pets with raw meat, even though some veterinarians are usually against this practice.
A Raw diet provides a range of benefits that a commercial diet can never hope to even closely match.
These benefits include:
- No pet odor
- Meaty bones will help clean teeth
- Much less stools produced
- Decreased or non-existent vet bills (your animals are healthier!)
If you decide to go this route, it is necessary to do thorough research to ensure you include meat, organs, and bones in the right ratios.
Supplements like Kitty Bloom can be used together with a raw diet containing chicken, beef, rabbit and pre-made mixes for better results.
It’s the holiday time and nothing says I love you like a beautiful Bengal kitten from Land of Bengals. The week of labor day we welcomed four adorable kittens form Maven and Titus.
They are ready to find their homes and love you forever!
This is the V-Litter for us. We have two beautiful spotted males (one silver one brown) and one silver spotted female.
If interested in getting one of these, please let me know. Email email@example.com, but hurry, they have a lot of interest.
It’s another beautiful spring and that means another beautiful litter of kittens. This is the T-Litter for us. These are out of Maven and Titan. We have a beautiful silver spotted male who is joined by two silver spotted females. The marbled kitten is also a female. These are some special kittens and we love them very dearly. If interested in getting one of these, please let me know. Email MRJones@MRJAC.com, but hurry, they have a lot of interest.
It’s spring… almost summer… and that means kitten time at Land of Bengals.
On the Ides of March (3/15) we welcomed 3 adorable kittens out of Maven and Titan.
The spotted girl has already been adopted, but the two silver marbled males are available.
They have had their first round of shots and are ready to go to their forever homes. We are asking $400 each as pets.
Email or text us for more information!
Bengal cats love to run and play. An exercise wheel is just the thing, but these guys enjoy it too much!
Land of Bengals is a premier in-home, under-foot cattery in Oklahoma. Our beautiful cats are raised as part of the family. They play, watch TV, and interact with each other just as any human in the household would do.
We pride ourselves on raising kittens that are not only beautiful and representative of the breed, but also ensuring the best possible temperment and winning personalities.
All of our Bengal cats used for breeding at TICA registered as are all of our litters. You will only find healthy, loving kittens when you choose your next pet from Land of Bengals.