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Like every breed of cat, Bengals can have several health issues that are genetic (or partly genetic) in nature. Two of these are hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) and Erythrocyte Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency (PK Def). Breeders are constantly working to eliminate these in the breed.



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Jon Paterson, TIBCS Health Liasion


For Health questions, contact Jon Paterson,
TIBCS Health liaison, at