| The Bengal is descended from the wild Asian Leopard Cat crossed with domesticated cats. The Bengal has stripes called mascara starting at the corners of its eyes. Interest in hybridizing domestic cats with wild cats to produce breeds such as the Bengal was first piqued due to widespread problems with feline leukemia to which wild cats seemed to be immune. Bengal Cats are unrelated to Bengal Tigers.
Rhode Island Animal Rescue
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Bristol County - Bristol, Rhode Island 02809
Spay/Neuter Assistance Program 401-254-1052
Newport County - Middletown, Rhode Island 02842
Potter League for Animals 401-846-8276
Providence County - Providence, RI 02903
Defenders of Animals 401-738-3710
Providence County - Providence 02904
Volunteer Services for Animals 401-273- 0358
Providence County - Providence, RI 02906
Rhode Island Veterinary Association 401-751-0944
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