Snow Shoe is a breed obtained in the US cattery by crossing Siamese cats with two-colored American cats. The name "snowshoe" is translated from English as "snow shoe".
Exterior features of snow sho
Snow-shu cats have inverted V markings on their faces, passing from the bridge of the nose to the nose, and white "socks", thanks to which the breed got its name. On the forelegs, the toes should be slightly higher than the toes, and on the hind legs should be as far as the hock. It is necessary that the white spots on the front legs are of the same height, on the hind legs the same.
The physique of cats of the breed of snow-shou is quite massive and at the same time elongated. The skeleton is not very strong, the muscles are well developed. The coat of cats should be short, elastic, shiny, the tail should not be fluffy. The color must be intense.
The eyes of snow-shu cats are blue, large, oval in shape. The ears are large, wide at the base. Unlike Siamese cats, snow shoo lacks "vocal abilities." Their voice is more melodic and not so loud.
Many animals of this breed are carriers of a tail defect, such cats are excluded from breeding programs. Also, cats with long hair, dark or light markings in places not specified in the standard, and animals with a deficiency or excess of white on the face and legs are disqualified. On other parts of the body (including ears, tail, etc.), there should be no white color.
The nature of cats breed snow sho
Snow-shu cats are distinguished by their balanced temperament and good health. They love to connect with people, showing tenderness. The presence of snow shou has a positive effect on the atmosphere in the family. They are very charming, affectionate and affectionate, tolerant of children. Animals love to be petted.
Snow-shou are human-oriented, strive to be close to loved ones in the family. The owners note that the character of these animals is similar to the mixture of the temperament of the Siamese and the poise of the shorthaired American cats. Snow-shou are not aggressive and not vindictive, but they do not like to be alone: they begin to be capricious and can ruin the wallpaper, doors, furniture. These animals can be friends with dogs and other cats.
Snow-shou are smart and can easily learn to open doors, refrigerators and cabinets, bring toys to the owner like dogs. These cats are not difficult to teach different tricks. In the house, snow-shoo like to be located on the highest places, because they are very curious.
Grooming Snow Shoo Cats
Snow-shoo cats are not demanding in their care. They hardly shed, and their short coat is very easy to comb. As with all pets, cats need: regular check-ups with a veterinarian, vaccinations, anti-parasite treatments, and deworming.