Heralds the first 'new colour' experimental breeding programme in Australia to produce the lovely SILVER BENGAL and SILVER SNOW BENGALS.





Silvertrace Charlie Chaplin - Gen 1 black silver marbled stud






Silvertrace Nite Watch - Gen 1 black silver rosetted stud - Wild Type






Silvertrace Cougar - Gen 3 silver rosetted- Wild Type






SILVER BENGAL BREEDING PROGRAMME


OBJECTIVE



The development of the silver colour in the Bengal breed in Australia.
-to develop a NEW line of Bengals in the colour of high grade silver - chiefly black silver.
This breeding programme is registered with Waratah National Cat Alliance (WNCA). see link below

WNCA






METHOD


The outcross silver foundation queen for this programme is a very beautiful silver 'marble' female of unknown ancestry named White Tiger.
This cat has many desirable qualities and I believe is highly suitable for the purpose of adding the silver gene into my Silver Bengal programme.
She is not far removed from Bengal type and she is a quality silver with no tarnishing and very beautiful, clear green eyes. Her markings are extraordinary and exhibit a hollowed out and edged marble pattern as well as large rosettes on her hind quarters.
She has excellent conformation, temperament and health and a very strong immune system / constitution. Her coat is fine, shiny and very soft. She has a long body and tail and puffy whisker pads.
She is also a very strong and fertile breeder - always producing numerous, large, healthy, beautiful kittens and no birthing problems.


'White Tiger'






Each stud bred to White Tiger is of a different colour and pedigree, hence this will provide a reasonably large gene pool to begin with as well as produce silver kittens in both spotted and marbled patterns. The best silver kittens will be selected to breed on with.
Generations 1, 2 and 3 are classified in the new breed/colour category - both for registration purposes and for exhibiting at WNCA shows. The 4th generation is classified as full Bengal status and is exhibited in the normal classes and can attain championship titles.

WNCA in Australia and TICA (International Cat Organisation) fully recognise the beautiful silver Bengal.









AIMS

-Black silver markings to be in stark contrast against a cool pale silver background.
-Minimum brown tarnishing and minimum ticking.
-High quality, clearly defined patterns.
-Excellent temperament and health. Negative for HCM.
-Sound conformation.
-Wild leopard type and head.
-Preferance for pure green eye colour.
-Silver Glitter and ultra soft, velvety pelt


This breeding programme will selectively breed for strong constitutions and strong immune systems, as well as for excellent temperament and beauty.

No cats with known genetic problems or with a pedigree containing known genetic problems will be bred from.




















STUDS



Above - Collage of Cougar at 1 year










QUEENS











SILVERTRACE ZAFIRA - Gen 2 silver spotted Female from Charlie Chaplin




HCM negative at 2.5 years






Love this girl - she is my special lovebug and excellent in every way! - Beautiful, stunningly clear and highly glittered coat and very little tarnish. A black silver (carries blue) with fanastic type, wild type head, rounded ears, large size, and long tail.
Lovely spotted pattern and wonderful, wonderful temperament. This girl has beautiful black outlined leopard eyes.

Zafira has developed into a stunning adult and is my special and very spoilt house cat - she usually resides on my lap and is a beautiful, graceful, long bodied, elegant girl.
Her temperament is A+++++ and she is totally lappy and gentle and kind. She is my most reliable and healthy breeder always producing quality, sweet natured kittens with fabulous glittered coats.
This girl would have to be my healthiest cat - she is amazing and I love her to pieces.

pics taken at 12 weeks











Zahra and Zafira








Zafira with her first litter - 1 year






At 2 years





At 3 years - super glittered




















SILVERTRACE BELLA - Gen 2 silver spotted Female from Nite Watch




What can I say! WOW this girl is simply amazing! a superb black silver rosetted with incredible wild type, head and lovebug temperament.

pics taken at 4 weeks





pics at 12 weeks - in the fuzzies















pics at 4 months





pics at 7 months
























SILVERTRACE SWEET DREAMS - aka Ashah - silver marbled GEN 4 Female from Tamar (carries for seal lynx)






THIS WONDERFUL GIRL NOW RESIDES WITH CATHY COOPER AT WILDEDGE BENGALS , CANBERRA





Pics taken at 1 year of age - a stunningly beautiful pale silver girl with edged marbling and fantastic type - perfect profile. Ashah is also very sweet tempered and a wonderful mother.
























SILVERTRACE SAIRA - Gen 3 Silver Rosetted and highly Glittered Female from Zafira




THIS WONDERFUL GIRL NOW RESIDES WITH CATHY COOPER AT WILDEDGE BENGALS , CANBERRA




Gorgeous Gen 3 rosetted silver with loads of glitter. An adorable sweet girl with a large long body and excellent conformation and head.

pics taken at 4 months









pics at 7 months

Incredible glittered clear coat on this girl






















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