Each Snowshoe cat is unique, with no two presenting with the same markings.
Snowshoe adult black and white

About the Snowshoe

The Snowshoe is a “no fuss” breed, well suited to the family environment. They are sociable and friendly and get on well with other animals and children.

Most Snowshoes form a strong bond with one particular person while still remaining close with others in the household. Snowshoe cats are very playful and require the attention of their owner. They are very intelligent, inquisitive and active with gentle melodic voices.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from World Cat Congress (WCC)

Breed specifics

Country: United Kingdom
Coat: Short coat
Size category: Medium
Sociable / Friendly / Playful / Intelligent / Active

Key facts

Needs moderate grooming
Suited to indoor and outdoor life
Requires a lot of attention
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A healthy start to life

Kittenhood is a time of huge physical and behavioural change, and a steep learning curve for new owners. Find out how you can provide your kitten with the best start in life so they develop into strong, healthy cats.

Siberian adult sitting in black and white on a white background

Health advice for your cat

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