Our F1 Nursery























































Do they make good pets? 

YES! In fact they make great active pets! More like side kick. If you are looking for a lazy inactive "house cat" this may not be for you. These babies are hand fed from 3 weeks of age or sooner depending on when eyes open. Palmetto Bengals stand behind our babies. We make sure before they leave your pick will be a great fit for you and the whole family

Fun Facts of the F1 (High Percentage) AND Asian Leopard Cat.

Due to the Asian Leopard Cat naturally using the restroom in the water in the wild as part of their natural instinct the F1 especially Higher Percentage will normally potty in the toilet with little to no training!

Are they good with dogs?

YES YES YES if introduced correctly and common since is used during playtime.

Are they good with kids?

They are a kid what are you talking about? :)

How much do the F1 (high percentage) cost?

Truly depends on the cub its self. Each are priced according to how close to the ALC they actually look and rarity. Considering they cost of parents alone was almost 12k not that much.  Making the base price only a fraction of what we have invested in the parents. :)


Early Generation Bengals i.e., F1, F2, and F3 hybrids with an Asian Leopard Cat (ALC), compared to later generations.


To explain better we have included a chart that can help understand the Bengal Cat.


Below are the percentages from crossing

an Asian Leopard Cat (ALC) with any cat Domestic Cat.

F1 = 50%

F2 = 25%

F3 = 12.5%

F4 = 6.25% SBT this level and lower....

F5 = 3.125%

F6 = 1.5625%

F7 = 0.78125%

F8 = 0.390625%

F9 = 0.1953125%

F10 = 0.09765625%

Below are the percentages from crossing

an Asian Leopard Cat with a BENGAL:



                           High Percentage Early Generation Bengals


ALC x F1 = 75% F1

ALC x F2 = 62.5% F1

ALC x F3 = 56.25% F1

ALC x F4 = 53.125% F1

ALC x F5 = 51.5625% F1

ALC x F6 = 50.78125% F1



You can see why they are not normally tracked down to F100. 😊

 At the lower levels, the focus is not on the actual ALC genes/blood, but rather on the similarities (and enhancements) to the Asian Leopard Cat, especially the appearance and personality. This retention and enhancement of the exotic look while developing a loving temperament are the goals of Bengal breeders.

Nursery Snap Shot
We have been working on a EG nursery that has been a life savor for bottle feeding and raising purrfect pets!
Play Time
You Know What Time It Is?
Sneak Peek
Our Recommeded Set Up
This Image is from one of our F1 homes that has followed our directions to a T! Perfect set up for the first few weeks!
Louis Before Leaving
Throw Back of Louis
Frosted Much?
We Are Fully Frosted at the moment it happens in us F1's the frosting will fade and our beautiful color will shine through as the weeks pass !
Pending Canada
Louis is no longer pending but is happily in his home over 2,000 miles away! But we are so very thankful to be able to be in close contact with wonderful F1 Parents and Louis!
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   What is all this "F" stuff about?  

The first three generations, from the original pairing of an Asian leopard hybrid to a domestic, until the birthing of the fourth generation, are considered to be the “foundation" cats (generations are technically referred to as F1, F2, F3, F4...and so on).


 With out the Early Generation Breeders the Bengal Cat Breed would become inbred and unhealthy in due time.   

Palmetto Bengals believes in hand raising every Early Generation Bengal Baby!

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Exceptional Quality

To succeed in producing the most beautiful Bengal kittens imaginable, you must first have the most beautiful cats possible! Take the time to look at our breeding Bengal cats. They are simply breathtaking! We work very hard to select only exceptional Bengal cats, and this is reflected directly in the quality of our Bengal kittens for sale. We also produce Bengal kittens with spectacular colors that are highly sought after, which brings our little kittens to travel around the world to join their new families.HealthAll of our breeding Bengal cats undergo a series of health tests to screen for various possible hereditary diseases, including HCM (heart) by a specialized cardiologist. These measures avoid many problems for our cats, our Bengal kittens for sale and their future owners. Our cattery is proud to have tested negative for the following diseases and parasites:HCM (heart condition) FiV / FeLV (Immunodeficiency / Leukemia) PK-Deficiency (anemia) PRA-b (progressive retinal atrophy of the eyes) Trichomonas (intestinal parasites) Giardia (intestinal parasites) Coccidiosis (intestinal parasites) TemperamentThe temperament of the Bengal kitten you are going to buy is of the utmost importance, because that will determine your bond, attachment and love for him. For a Bengal cat to be kind and affectionate, he must have been socialized and cuddled from an early age. The first months at the cattery are very important. At Wild N Sweet Bengals, our mini leopards are born and grow in the heart of our living room. They get a lot of love and are petted throughout the day, so as you can imagine, they are wonderfully socialized. Our Bengal kittens for sale are simply adorable. And since the temperament is often hereditary, we select breeding Bengal cats with the best possible personality which makes all the difference.