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  • Intelligence – 8/10
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  • Maintenance Need – 7/10
  • Acting – 7/10
  • Trainability – 7/10

The snowshoe race can live up to 20 years thanks to its durable structure and athletic body.


Snowshoe cats, which are related to Siamese cats, have a multicolored coat similar to Siamese. Snowshoe’s race, which has attracted attention thanks to its fur appearance since its first appearance, began to spread gradually during the Victorian period. After this period, Snowshoe cats, which did not carry out great research or studies until the 20th century, started to be produced in the USA in a controlled manner in the 1960s.

Snowshoe, which started to be produced in the USA in the 1960s, started to be recognized by international organizations in 1982. Although recognized by many organizations in 1994, some organizations still do not recognize the Snowshoe race as a unique breed.

Weight – Dimensions

Males of the Snowshoe breed, a medium-sized cat, can weigh between 4 and 5.5 kilograms. This figure is between 3 and 4.5 kilograms in females.


Snowshoe cats are very healthy and long-lasting. It has an average life span of 14 to 19 years.


Snowshoe cats have a special character. Snowshoe can be possessing to the extent that you can’t see in any other cat breed. This behavior, which is much more common especially in female cats, can witness every movement in the house and even your cat tries to entertain you when your mood is down.

This race often establishes a special bond with one of the people with whom it lives. Of course, connecting with other people living at home, Snowshoe prefers to spend time with the special person he has chosen for him.

Snowshoe, which can learn different numbers thanks to the unification of an athletic body and intelligence, can easily open the doors on its own in the house. Apart from that, you can witness many activities that require intelligence.


It is recommended to comb the snowshoe cats’ hairs twice a week. Apart from this, it does not need special care.

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