1st Veterinarian Visit

We took our kittens to the veterinarian for their initial health check, shots, deworm and nail trim. All kittens passed their health exams with flying colors. We are sharing photos of some of the kittens at their first visit. We take the health of our kittens very seriously.

Seal Spotted Lynx Point Bengal

This is a photo of Adore Cats Bengals Seal Spotted Lynx Point (AKA Snow) Bengal kitten named Dena.

Adore Cats Bengals Dena

Adore Cats Bengals Dena has a lovely profile.

Dena is just 3 weeks old in this photo and is learning to walk.

Many people are familiar with the Brown Spotted Bengals.  The Seal Spotted Lynx Point Bengals are more rare and are not seen very often.  When they are born they are almost completely white and look more like a tiny snowball.  As they mature, their facial markings, tail and leg stripes start to come in.  Then you can see very faint spots (and if it is an exceptionally beautiful one you will see rosettes) start to fade in as the kitten develops.

Adore Cats Bengals Dena

Adore Cats Bengals Dena has large rosettes already forming but you have to look closely to see them.

Later, you will see their feet darken and turn black.  When Bengals are born, their initial eye color is a hazy blue/black.  After a couple of months, their eye color stabilizes to the adult color, which is commonly green or hazel.  For the Seal Spotted Lynx Point Bengals, their eyes develop into a beautiful blue and remain blue throughout their lives.  Their coat background and pattern changes, but their blue eyes are forever.    Dena will look a lot like her mom, Starshine, when she grows up.  Starshine’s picture is below.

Adore Cats Bengals - Starshine

This is Dena’s mom. We call her Starshine.  She is spotted with lots of rosettes and a shiny glitter on her coat.

Stop by our site at: http://www.adorecatsbengals.com to see more photos of our Bengals and leave a comment to let us know what you think.

Bonding with Your New Bengal Kitten

One of the most enjoyable things new or perspective pet parents can do is to set aside time to bond with their new Bengal kitten. 

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Adore Cats Bengals kitten – Lola

This is a photo of our Bengal kitten Lola.  She was selected by a very nice family when she was 6 weeks old and is currently on hold.  Our Bengal kittens stay with us until they are 12 weeks old. 

If schedules and distance allow it, why not start the bonding process before the kitten goes home with the new pet parent?

When the perspective pet parent is interested, we sometimes schedule kitten visitation between the 7th and 11th weeks of age while the kitten is on hold. This gives the kitten and pet parent a chance to get to know each other before the kitten is placed.  The kitten will get used to interacting with the new person and the new pet parent can become comfortable handling, feeding and playing with the kitten.  It also gives an opportunity for the new pet parent to ask questions they may not have thought of before and/or take photos or video of the kitten at a younger age so they don’t miss that growing stage of the kitten’s life.  This can make the transition easier for the kitten and new pet parent by reducing stress on them both.

Leave us a comment and let us know what you think.