Picture of snowshoe cat
Snowshoe cat is a combination of Siamese cat’s color series, with white V-shaped mask and four paw snow-white short hair cat. They are huge, and some of the male cats are more than 5 kg. The new born snowshoe cat is white all over and has to wait for two years before the appearance of class pattern. Originally, Siamese cats were the main fur color, but now a variety of cat breeds have been developed.
Snowshoe cat was bred in 1960 by American Siamese cat and two color American short hair cat. Many enthusiastic breeders breed new breeds every year, such as snowshoe cat, a new breed bred in the United States. The snow-white feet are the charming focus.
Snowshoe cats are muscular and large, which is caused by American short hair cat blood. And its body length shows the characteristics of Siamese cat. Males tend to be significantly larger than females, weighing up to 5. 4 kg.
Head: slightly round triangle, nose of moderate length
Ears: medium to large, with wide base and slightly rounded tip. The villi in the ear are sparse.
Eyes: fairly large, oval, chestnut shaped, with slightly raised tips. The distance between two eyes is one eye width. Color: blue, the darker the better.
Nose: medium length.
Limbs: moderate length.
Paw: the claws are moderate in size and round, like the Burmese cat, and its claw tips are also white.
Tail: length is proportional to body. The base is moderately thick and tapers to the tip.
Coat: short, thick, glossy, flat on the body surface. There’s a little bit of fluff on the bottom.
Coat color: dark brown, blue, chocolate and lavender. The color of the extremities should be in sharp contrast to the color of the body, and the color of the body should be lighter than that of the extremities. The eye color should be blue. There are inverted V-shaped markings on the forehead and white markings on the claws. The ideal state of gloves should be four uniform. Nose should be white, without any coloring, and bright or polychromatic.
Extremely lively, strong personality, is an excellent hunter. Sociable and friendly with other cats and dogs. Playfulness is a good companion for children. Gentle and affectionate to the host. Less bossy than Siamese cats.