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A family cattery of beautiful and healthy Bengals

Since 2011, our family has been breeding Bengal cats for people who want to experience the magic of this breed and the unique bond we create with our wild-looking loving Bengal companions. We are Empawrium Bengals, a small cageless TICA cattery located in Boston, MA. Our goal is to produce beautiful, healthy and sweet-natured kittens according to the Bengal breed standard. Our cats are our family, and we treat them with the utmost care and respect. We are dedicated to ensuring that our cats and their kittens are healthy and happy, and we think of our home as a sanctuary where the spirit of the wild meets the warmth of family. Each Bengal in our pride is nurtured with boundless love and care, ensuring they grow into magnificent companions ready to embark on thrilling adventures with you.

About Us

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About Us

Why Bengals?

Why Bengals

Our commitment to bengals stems from a deep-rooted love for this extraordinary breed, whose journey began in the 1960s when the late Jean Mill embarked on a groundbreaking breeding program, seeking to create a domestic cat that possessed the exotic appearance of the Asian leopard cat. Through meticulous cross-breeding efforts, Jean successfully produced hybrids between Prionailurus bengalensis and domestic cats, laying the foundation for the Bengal breed. The first-generation hybrids, known as F1 Bengals, possessed the striking coat patterns of their leopard cat ancestors, but also some of the wild behaviors that made them unsuitable as pets for most households. Undeterred, Jean continued her breeding program, selectively crossing early-generation Bengals with domestic cats to produce subsequent generations with better temperaments while preserving the breed's distinctive appearance. Today, Bengals are cherished for their stunning coat patterns, which include spots, rosettes, and marbling, reminiscent of their wild heritage. They are also celebrated for their playful, intelligent, and affectionate nature, making them beloved companions for cat enthusiasts worldwide. We are honored to witness and celebrate the Bengal breed's legacy of beauty, grace, and charm.

Our Mission

At Empawrium Bengals, our mission is to share the magic of loving Bengal companions with individuals and families alike. We are committed to upholding the highest standards of breeding excellence, nurturing each kitten with the utmost care to prepare them for a lifetime of companionship and adventure. Each kitten is born to completely healthy and happy parents, and raised with love and socialization, ready to become a cherished member of your family.

Our Ethos

At Empawrium Bengals, we uphold a steadfast commitment to excellence in every facet of our breeding program. Rooted in our deep passion for Bengal cats and dedication to their well-being, our ethos encompasses a comprehensive approach to breeding that prioritizes health and ethics.

 

1.  Breeding for Excellence: Our meticulous selection process emphasizes adherence to breed standards, health, temperament, and genetic diversity.

We aim to produce offspring of exceptional quality and vitality.

2. Ethical Integrity and Responsibility: We adhere to strict standards, avoiding practices that compromise the welfare of our cats or perpetuate genetic disorders. Our commitment to responsible breeding ensures the health and happiness of our cats and their offspring.

3. Kitten Well-being and Socialization: We recognize the importance of early socialization and nurturing environments for Bengal kittens. Through attentive care, positive experiences, and gentle handling, we foster confident, well-adjusted kittens prepared for loving homes. Our screening process ensures that our kittens are placed in suitable environments where they will thrive.

4. Vigilant Health Monitoring and Care: Our cats receive meticulous health monitoring and preventive care to safeguard their well-being. Regular veterinary check-ups, vaccinations, and comprehensive health screenings are integral to our proactive approach to health management.

5. Education and research: Through ongoing learning and collaboration with experts in animal nutrition, genetics and behavior, we strive to continually refine our practices and elevate the standard of Bengal breeding.

Our ethos is not merely a statement but a guiding principle that underscores our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, and the enduring legacy of the Bengal breed. We invite you to join us on this journey of passion, dedication, and respect for these magnificent cats.

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