Each Snowshoe cat is unique, with no two presenting the same markings.

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

United Kingdom
Size category

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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