Although bengal cats tend to be larger than other domestic cats overall, their tails are usually the same size.
Compared to other domestic cats, bengal cats’ tails are average in length. The average length for a cat’s tail is 10 inches so most bengals will have tails that are around 10 inches long.
Because there is genetic variance among bengals however, the lengths of their tails can vary between different bengals.
Some bengal cats have shorter tails and some have longer tails, it ultimately depends on their specific genes.
Do Bengal Cats Have Fluffy Tails?
While bengals do not have tails that are above average in terms of length, their tails do have a tendency to be thicker than most other domestic cat breeds.
Bengal cats’ tails are usually thick and fluffy, and hang low.
The ends of bengal cats’ tails are typically rounded with the overall size decreasing from the base to the tip of the tail.
The tails of bengal cats are also usually soft.
What Color Are Bengal Cats’ Tails?
Since bengal cats vary in color, their tails also vary in appearance and color.
The tails of bengal cats can be striped, spotted, marbled, or uniform in color depending on the genetic makeup of that bengal in question.
The color of the tail will match the color of the bengal cat’s body.
The colors of bengal cats are brown, silver, silver charcoal, and snow. The tail will be one of these colors but it’s pattern may be unique.
The tip of the tail is black.
Do Bengal Cats Like Their Tails Petted?
Bengal cats are a very energetic breed and love interaction.
They enjoy contact and are more likely to like being pet than other cats.
While they like touch, they also may respond more aggressively so it is good to be careful and make sure that you do not pet them when they are in hunting or “play” mode to avoid scratches.
The preference for wether or not they like their tails petted in particular varies between bengal cats.
While some may like the tails petted, other will not so it is best to experiment and see rather than assuming they will respond either positive or negatively based off their breed.