BENGAL COLORS 

Originally you only saw Bengals come in a classic brown color with brilliant orange and red tones. Since then the standard has been modified to include a whole spectrum of brown shades and with the introduction of other domestic traits, we now have the color point series, Bengals that are solid in color, silver, charcoals and much more. In addition to established and recognized colors. modifiers and pattern effects, there are many more colors being developed by breeders Check out our Color Genetics page for in-depth genetic information on each color and how they combine to create so many unique color combinations and expressions.

Below you will find the currently accepted TICA colors (except the solids which are not accepted but we have included) that are commonly found and produced by many breeders such as ourselves. 

BROWN (BLACK) SPOTTED TABBY

More commonly known as the brown, the officially named (according to TICA) Brown (black) Spotted Tabby come in all shades of brown including rich reds and oranges as well as cooler brown tones. they can have gold., green, brown, hazel eyes. 

SEAL SPOTTED LYNX (TABBY) POINT

More commonly known as a snow, the officially named (according to TICA) Seal Spotted Lynx (Tabby) Point is part of the color point series and comes in all shades of cream and tan.  At birth seal lynxes are typically white with their pattern developing over time. The kitten in the first pictures is 2 weeks old and is the same cat as the third picture at 8 months old. Some kittens can be born with pattern. they can ONLY have blue eyes.

SEAL MINK SPOTTED (TABBY)

More commonly lumped under the snow category, the officially named (according to TICA) Seal Mink Spotted (Tabby) is part of the color point series. They look similar to the seal lynx but often they are born with pattern. Markings are a darker tan and their eyes are an aqua color. We currently do not produce any mink varieties.

SEAL SEPIA SPOTTED (TABBY)

More commonly lumped under the snow category, the officially named (according to TICA) Seal sepia Spotted (Tabby) is part of the color point series. They to have cream and tan/brown tones like a monochrome photograph but they are darker than the lynx and mink.  they are born with a darker pattern. and their eyes tend to be green in color. We currently do not produce any sepia varieties.

BLACK SILVER SPOTTED TABBY

Also known as the silver, the officially named (according to TICA) Black Silver Spotted Tabby has a silver-grey background which can be near white to a darker pewter with black spots.  their eyes tend to be green, brown, yellow etc in color but never blue. 

BLACK 

More commonly referred to as a melanistic or solid, the officially named (according to TICA) Black is solid black in color. They can have what is referred to as ghosting where some pattern can be seen if one looks closely.  their eyes tend to be green, brown, yellow etc in color but never blue. We have the capability to produce Blacks but have noT yet. Solid Bengals including the black is not accepted in the breed standard.

SEAL SILVER SPOTTED LYNX (TABBY) POINT

More commonly known as a Silver snow, the officially named (according to TICA) Seal silver Spotted Lynx (Tabby) Point is part of the color point series and comes in all shades of cream and tan.  At birth, seal lynxes are typically white with their pattern developing over time. Unlike the regular seal spotted lynx (tabby) point, Seal Silver Spotted Lynx (Tabby) Points have cooler tones. A slight grey feel whereas the regular lynx has warmed tones with some hints of orange/brown. Often it's hard to tell the difference except when they are next to each other.  they can ONLY have blue eyes.

SEAL SILVER MINK SPOTTED (TABBY)

More commonly lumped under the silver snow category, the officially named (according to TICA) Seal Mink Spotted (Tabby) is part of the color point series. They look similar to the seal lynx but often they are born with pattern. Markings are a darker tan and their eyes are an aqua color.  Unlike the regular seal mink spotted (tabby, Seal Silver min Spotted (Tabby)  have cooler tones. A slight grey feel whereas the regular mink has warmed tones with some hints of orange/brown. Often it's hard to tell the difference except when they are next to each other. We currently do not produce any mink varieties.

SEAL SILVER SEPIA SPOTTED (TABBY)

More commonly lumped under the silver snow category, the officially named (according to TICA) Seal sepia Spotted (Tabby) is part of the color point series. They to have cream and tan/brown tones like a monochrome photograph but they are darker than the lynx and mink.  they are born with a darker pattern. and their eyes tend to be green in color. Unlike the regular seal sepia spotted (tabby, Seal Silver sepia Spotted (Tabby)  have cooler tones. A slight grey feel whereas the regular sepia has warmed tones with some hints of orange/brown. Often it's hard to tell the difference except when they are next to each other. We currently do not produce any sepia varieties.

BLACK SMOKE

More commonly referred to as a smoke or silver smoke, the officially named (according to TICA) Black smoke is almost solid black in color with a silver undercoat. It is a combination of the silver genes and the solid genes of a Black. They can have what is referred to as ghosting where some pattern can be seen if one looks closely such as these kittens.  their eyes tend to be green, brown, yellow etc in color but never blue. 

BROWN (BLACK) CHARCOAL SPOTTED TABBY

More commonly referred to as a brown charcoal , the officially named (according to TICA) Brown (Black) Charcoal Spotted Tabby has a brown back color with darker brown/brown markings. As is typical of the charcoal they typically have darker expression all over unlike their brown (black) Spotted Tabby as well as a mask on the face, white/near white goggles around the eyes and a thick dorsal stripe down the back.  their eyes tend to be green, brown, yellow etc in color but never blue. We have the capability to produce Brown (Black) Charcoal Spotted Tabby but have not yet.

BlACK SILVER CHARCOAL SPOTTED TABBY

Also known as the silver charcoal, the officially named (according to TICA) Black Silver Charcoal Spotted Tabby has a silver-grey background which can be near white to a darker pewter with black spots.  The difference between a silver and a silver charcoal is the darker expression see as a mask on the face, overall darker markings and a thick dark dorsal strip down the back. their eyes tend to be green, brown, yellow etc in color but never blue. Charcoal is a pattern effect that we heavily specialize in. For more information on charcoal click here 

SEAL CHARCOAL SPOTTED LYNX (TABBY) POINT

More commonly known as a Charcoal snow, the officially named (according to TICA) Seal Charcoal Spotted Lynx (Tabby) Point is part of the color point series and comes in all shades of cream and tan.  At birth, seal lynxes of any variety are typically white with their pattern developing over time. Unlike the regular and silver seal spotted lynx (tabby) point, Seal Charcoal  Spotted Lynx (Tabby) Points have a dark mask over their face, darker ears, tail and feet, darker pattern and can have a dark dorsal stripe down the back.  they can ONLY have blue eyes.

SEAL CHARCOAL MINK SPOTTED LYNX (TABBY)

More commonly lumped under the charcoal snow category, the officially named (according to TICA) Seal Charcoal Mink Spotted (Tabby) is part of the color point series. They look similar to the seal lynx but often they are born with pattern. Markings are a darker tan and their eyes are an aqua color.  Unlike the regular and silver seal Mink spotted (tabby), The Seal Charcoal Mink Spotted  (Tabby) have a dark mask over their face, darker ears, tail and feet, darker pattern and can have a dark dorsal stripe down the back.  We currently do not produce any mink varieties.

SEAL CHARCOAL SEPIA SPOTTED LYNX (TABBY)

More commonly lumped under the charcoal snow category, the officially named (according to TICA) Seal Charcoal sepia Spotted (Tabby) is part of the color point series. They to have cream and tan/brown tones like a monochrome photograph but they are darker than the lynx and mink.  they are born with a darker pattern. and their eyes tend to be green in color. Unlike the regular and silver seal sepia spotted (Tabby) have a dark mask over their face, darker ears, tail and feet, darker pattern and can have a dark dorsal stripe down the back.  We currently do not produce any sepia varieties.

SEAL SILVER CHARCOAL SPOTTED LYNX (TABBY) POINT

More commonly known as a Silver Charcoal snow, the officially named (according to TICA) Seal Silver Charcoal Spotted Lynx (Tabby) Point is part of the color point series and comes in all shades of cream and tan.  At birth, seal lynxes of any variety are typically white with their pattern developing over time. Unlike the regular and silver seal spotted lynx (tabby) point, Seal Silver Charcoal Spotted Lynx (Tabby) Points have a dark mask over their face, darker ears, tail and feet, darker pattern and can have a dark dorsal stripe down the back.  Unlike the Seal Charcoal Spotted Lynx (Tabby) Point, the Silver charcoal version tends to have cooler color tones. The browns are lighter with a silver or frosty appearance. they can ONLY have blue eyes.

There also exists Seal Silver Charcoal Spotted Minks and Sepias as well that align with their respective color standards.

Other colors and their combinations include chocolate, Cinnamon, lilac, Fawn, Dilute (blue), Sorreal, Red etc. These colors at this time are not officially recognized by TICA

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