F.A.Q


What is the adoption fee for an Exotic Legends Bengal?

Adoption fees are subject to change (coloration/markings)

Pets (Gifts of) $1800-$2800+ (DOUBLE FOR CHARCOAL AND/OR CHARCOAL CARRIER)

Breeding/show rights (Gifts of) $3000+ (Breeding Bengals will not be sold (Gifted) in Washington State) (DOUBLE FOR CHARCOAL AND/OR CHARCOAL CARRIER)


Discount of $100 off of your second Exoticlegends kitten.

Discount of $100 for Military and disabled individuals (must provide verification)

What is included with my Bengal kitten? (As long as supplies last)

1. Spay/neuter (unless being purchased for breeding) or per contract

2. Up to date with shots

3. De-worming,

4. Sample food and/or coupon for food

5. Gift Bag

6. Toys

7. Health Guarentee

8. Vet Health Certification

9. Life-time support

10. Revoluation

11. 30 days medical insurance for your kitten - provided by Trupamion.

12 Coupon from our vet - for your first visit

13. TICA or CFA Registration papers

14. Folder containing parents test results, shot records, and de worming

Can you ship the kitten to us?

We can ship your kitten anywhere in the United States AND internationally. (prices can be provided by the flight nanny service we recommended)

We also offer a DOOR TO DOOR service, for a fee of .30 cents a mile

Does my (Gift) deposit count towards the adoption fee of my Bengal?

Yes your (Gift) deposit count towards your kitten.

What happens to my reservation (Gift) deposit if I don't pick a kitten or my living situation changes?

Your (Gift) deposit is safe with us. We will keep your (Gift) deposit and as soon as you are ready, your (Gift) deposit will go towards the adoption of your little angel.

What color OR styles Bengals do you have?

1. Brown, Gold, Orange (with or without Glitter)



2. Silver3.
Snows: LYNX POINT(Blue Eyes) Light colored markings.


MINK (Blueish/green eyes) Darker
markings.


SILVER LYNX POINT (Blue Eyes) White background - silver markings. (coming end of 2020 - beginning 2021)4. Charcoal (coming 2020)

CHARCOAL (Coming fall 2020 Early 2021)

SILVERS

MARBLE STYLE COAT

ROSETTE STYLE



Do you provide studding services?

NO




What do you test for and who does your testing?

WE USE UC DAVIS & OPTIMAL SELECTION FOR OUR DNA TESTING - https://www.vgl.ucdavis.edu/

1. Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) - https://vgl.ucdavis.edu/services/cat/BengalPRA.php

2. Erythrocyte Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency (PK Deficiency), - https://vgl.ucdavis.edu/services/pkdeficiency.php

3. Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) - Testing for the feline immunodeficiency virus is performed with a small sample of your cat's blood. - https://www.vet.cornell.edu/departments-centers-and-institutes/cornell-feline-health-center/health-information/feline-health-topics/feline-immunodeficiency-virus

4. Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV). - Testing for the feline leukemia is performed with a small sample of your cat's blood. - https://pets.webmd.com/cats/facts-about-feline-leukemia-virus#1

5. HCM are completed by Woodfield DACVIM (Cardiology) - HCM - Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the most commonly diagnosed cardiac disease in cats. Feline Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a condition that causes the muscular walls of a cat's heart to thicken, decreasing the heart's efficiency and sometimes creating symptoms in other parts of the body.- https://icatcare.org/advice/hypertrophic-cardiomyopathy-hcm-and-testing/

6. Random FULL PCR Fecal Panel - The FilmArray gastrointestinal panel is a multiplex PCR test capable of qualitatively detecting DNA or RNA of 22 pathogens (bacteria, parasites, and viruses) - https://www.mayocliniclabs.com/test-catalog/Fees+and+Coding/63169

7. Testing for over 40 genetic diseases, 20+ Traits amd more with - Optimal Selection - https://www.optimal-selection.com/optimal_selection_cats/ 

SINCE BENGALS WERE CREATED BY BREEDING AN ALC (ASIAN LEOPARD CAT) TO A DOMESTIC CAT - IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO TEST YOUR BENGALS FOR ALL CAT INHERITABLE DISEASES.

8. Retinal Dystrophy (rdAc ) - an inherited late-onset blindness condition has been identified and is characterized by progressive degeneration of the photoreceptors (rods and cones) in the retina. This disease has been designated "rdAc

9. Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome - Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome (abbr. ALPS) is a lymphoproliferative disorder (LPD) distinguished by massive enlargement of lymphatic nodes and spleen caused by the accumulation of lymphocytes. The disease is caused by irregular lymphocyte apoptosis.




How can I get onto your waiting list?

1. Click and Complete the waiting list form - WAITING LIST TAB
2. Place a non-refundable (Gift) deposit of $200 - we except
A. PayPal - exoticlegends@gmail.com
B. Venmo - @Exoticlegends

UPDATED 06/08/2020
These are the people currently on our waiting list:

  1. Micheal H.(This is his 2nd Exotic Legends Bengal)
  2. Shery W. (This is her 2nd Exotic Legends Bengal)
  3. Gary & Linda G
  4. Bonifacio B (getting 2 breeders from us for his program)
  5. Tracey for Toni
  6. Robin B (East Coast)
  7. Kayla M (This is her 2nd Exotic legends Bengal)
  8. Tamra & Charles Close
  9. Nichole Smith & Jacob Brown
  10. Robyn Ahearn
  11. Steven Petersen
  12. Kellie Samadhi
  13. Shreena N
  14. Jacqueline N
  15. Thanh Thuy
  16. Susana B




Memberships and affiliates?

TICA - www.tica.org
CFA - The Cat Fanciers' Association INC.
Bengal Cat Club - https://bengalcatclub/bengal-cat-breeders/washington
Cat Kingpin - www.catkingpin.com





How are Exotic Legends Bengals with young kids and young adults?

Kittens/cats are like people. No two are the same. They have their own purrrrsonailities. My kittens are great with kids. They are socialized from birth. Here are pictures of our clients with their Exotic Legends Bengals and their children.








How are Exotic Legends Bengals with other pets?

Kittens/cats are like people. No two are the same. They have their own purrrrsonalilities. My kittens are great with other animals. We have German Shepherds that are their personal guard dogs.  Here are pictures of our clients with their Exotic Legends Bengals and their other fur babies.






What litter do your cats use?

Tractor Supply Pine Pellet Stall Bedding will save you time, storage space and money. Made from environmentally friendly, all natural pine, our Pine Pellet Stall Bedding provides a comfortable sterile bedding layer, while neutralizing odor and absorbing moisture on contact.

https://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/product/tractor-supply-pine-pellet-stall-bedding-40-lb?cm_vc=-10005





Things you could buy for your new Bengal - that they wold enjoy

1.  A CAT WHEEL - These are great. This is the BEST wheel on the market today.  5 out of 5 stars on Facebook. NUMBER 1 CAT WHEEL ON FLUFFY PLANET  It helps your Bengal exercise -  if you do not take your kitties for walks or the weather is bad outside and you can not walk them, or you live in an apartment - these will be great for you and your Bengal.

If you click on the link-https://www.ziggydoo.com/en/breeders/254-ferris-cat-exercise-wheel.html- Exotic Legends can get credits towards another wheel for our cattery. The price is the same whether you use our link or not - but we hope that you will use the link - so that Exotic legends gets the credit.

The price shown on the website is by default CAD (Canadian) To change to US currency - simply click on "CURRENCY" at the very top of the website page (above the ZiggyDoo cat logo) and then you can select US $.


ORDER NOW - GREAT COLORS TO PICK FROM
https://www.ziggydoo.com/en/breeders/254-ferris-cat-exercise-wheel.html


2. Cat Hammock - Cats love to be elevated, and a cat hammock gives your kitty a dedicated place to be while lounging. While a cat hammock is not a need when you get a cat, it makes a nice accessory for them and can keep them from getting into trouble elsewhere in your home.

This is one that we enjoy - CatastrophiCreations Fabric Raceway Hammock Lounger Wall-Mounted Cat Shelving

There are several different sites that you can order this from -

3. Interactive Cat Toys - There are so many on the market right now to choose from. This one is my pick - MalsiPree Robotic Interactive Cat Toy, Automatic Feather/Ball Teaser Toys for Kitten/Cats, USB Rechargeable Electronic Kitty Toy, Large Capacity Battery, All Floors/Carpet Available, 4 Bonus Feathers

You can find it on Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07Z78F4R5?pd_rd_i=B07Z78F4R5&pd_rd_w=X41xR&pf_rd_p=b191e068-35f0-4c8b-a540-78dd3ab8cd44&pd_rd_wg=4Wy1v&pf_rd_r=H63FZ5BG4NB1X4HG0H6M&pd_rd_r=0a26243e-646a-444a-b308-319ad616e032


Can I train my Exotic Legends Bengal to walk on a leash?

YES - THESE ARE ALL PICTURES OF EXOTIC LEGENDS BENGALS ON A HARNESS AND LEASH

This site has great pointers to help you train your Bengal
https://www.thesprucepets.com/how-to-leash-train-cats-551823

Choosing a Collar or Harness for Leash Training Your Cat
Collars are good for cats for identification purposes and to hang a bell on, but not great to use with a leash. Cats are built differently than dogs and they can easily slip out of a collar that is attached to a leash. Harnesses are much more secure for walking a cat with, especially when you are first training it.

Choose a harness that fits securely and is snug but not too tight on your cat. You can check to make sure it isn’t too tight by sliding two fingers underneath the harness. If two fingers can slide between the harness and your cat, then it should fit correctly. But if you can fit more fingers or fewer fingers under the harness, it may be too loose or tight.

Harnesses that are specifically designed for cats work best. If a harness is uncomfortable, your cat will only think about how poorly it fits or how difficult it is to walk in. Harnesses that are made from a soft material, cut in a way to allow a cat to walk normally, and that are lightweight are your best options for your cat. Make sure the harness you choose also has a D-ring securely attached to the back of it as well since this is where you will attach the leash.

Choosing a Leash for Your Cat
Lightweight leashes that are 4 to 6 feet long are ideal for leash training cats of all sizes. Retractable leashes and leashes that are longer are okay to use once a cat is trained but stick to a manageable length and leash weight at first.

Let Your Cat Adjust to the Harness
Once your cat has an appropriately sized harness on, allow it to get used to it. Let your cat sniff it and give it treats while it does so.

Keep in mind that the length of time that it takes for a cat to get used to wearing a harness will vary from cat to cat. A harness may not bother your cat at all or it may take several hours or days for your cat to adjust. Be sure to praise your cat and give it treats while it has the harness on. Do not leave the harness on for more than a few minutes if your cat is frightened by it, but increase the time it spends wearing the harness each time you put it on. Work your way up to leaving the harness on for an hour. If your cat is walking around normally while wearing the harness, then you are ready to take the next step in leash training.

Let Your Cat Adjust to the Leash
If your cat doesn’t mind wearing the harness, go ahead and attach the leash to the D-ring. While still in the safety of your home, allow your cat to drag the leash around to get used to being attached to it. If your cat is easily spooked, you may want to instead attach the leash and hold it while still allowing your cat to move about freely. Some cats are scared of a leash dragging behind them and you wouldn’t want to cause your cat to be immediately frightened of the leash. Once your cat is used to the leash being connected to it, you can advance to the outdoors.

Teach Your Cat to Walk on a Leash
Continue to hold the leash and let your cat walk freely outside. Coax your cat to walk where you want it to walk using treats or toys. Don’t pull your cat by the leash, but a gentle tug to redirect its attention is okay. You should continuously praise your cat with treats if it is walking in the direction you seek.

Over time your cat will get used to the sights, sounds, smells, and experiences of the outdoors and will be safe in its harness and leash. This may take several days or weeks for some cats, while others will be more comfortable right away.

Make Sure Your Cat Is Safe
Cats that spend time outdoors are more likely to get fleas, ticks, heartworms, and other parasites. Discuss preventative options with your vet to make sure your cat is safe and protected while enjoying time outside.

Stay away from things that may startle your cat, such as busy roads and barking dogs, while outside. Even though a cat may be trained to walk on a leash, different situations may scare it and cause it to be afraid of going on a future walk.