FOUNDATION BENGAL CATS are the first three generations resulting from the Asian Leopard Cat/Bengal cross (Bengals). The first generation is referred to as an F1, the second an F2, and the third generation an F3. Male Bengals born of these first generations are usually sterile, however the females remain fertile. Foundation Bengal Cats should be owned and raised only by experienced breeders, but the later Bengal generations are domestic house cats and make marvelous family companions.

DOMESTIC GENERATION BENGAL CATS are 4 generations or more away from any wild ancestor. A Bengal will be registered and referred to as an "SBT" Bengal.  Both male and females born of these generations should be fertile. Bengal females bred at JungleLure weigh in the 12-16 pound range. Males are substantially larger and often obtain weights of 18 to 20 pounds or more. The best of both worlds, these spotted wonders are perfect family companions.
PLEASE NOTE we only breed domestic Bengals at JungleLure. We do not own or breed any cats that are not fully domesticated. There are many reputable breeders that you can obtain an earlier generation hybrid from, but we urge you to first check your state and local regulations for any special permitting concerns. In Florida, your local animal control office should be able to advise you if your area has any special requirements for ownership of a hybrid cat.
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The Bengal breed combines the exotic look and feel of the wild cat they descend from with the dependability and loving temperament of the domestic cat. Take a walk on the wild side and experience the joy only a Bengal can bring in to a home!
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Whichever parent is the lowest generation, the offspring will be one generation higher.

Example 1:
F1 Dam x F2 Sire
Offspring will be F2.

Why? Because F1 is the lowest generation so the kittens will be F2.

Example 2:
F8 Dam x F5 Sire
Offspring will be F6.

Why? Because F5 is the lowest generation so the kittens will be F6.

Example 3:
F5 Dam x F5 Sire
Offspring will be F6.

Why? Because F5 is the lowest generation so the kittens will be F6.
F1 x F1 = F2         F1 x F2 = F2F2 x F2 = F3

F2 x F3 = F3F3 x F3 = F4

F3 x F4 = F4F4 x F4 = F5F4 x F5 = F5

and so on...

More Examples: (Please note that whichever is the lower generation the offspring will be one generation higher.)