The first litter of Bambino kittens was registered in 2005. It was registered by TICA in 2005 as an experimental breed, Experimental Bambino, in 2006. The word "Bambino" was the Italian word for "baby", as to its appearance make it look like a baby kitten.
The Bambino has short legs it inherits from the Munchkin, and huge upright ears. It has the hairlessness of the Sphynx, with skin of white or pink. With no fur to absorb the cat's natural oils, the Bambino needs regular bathing with water and mild soap. It needs to be protected from the cold and strong sun, given its hairless pelt.