This breed is known for being great with families due to their affection, low-maintenance grooming, playfulness, and low shedding. They generally live for 10 to 16 years and are very intelligent. Bengals are fairly talkative and are always alert to their surroundings. This is also one of the few breeds that enjoys bathing. One of the Bengals most defining characteristics is their spotted belly and wild appearance. A Bengal can cost $1,000 to $25,000 depending on whether you are purchasing a show cat or not.