Snap E. Tiger

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One of Snap E. Tiger's fursuits, "Snap-Bo" at OSFEST 2010

Snap E. Tiger, also known as Snappy Kirax on Second Life (real name Eric Stevens),[1] is a fursuiter originally from Omaha, Nebraska, USA, who lives in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.

Snap E. enjoys bowling, golfing, tennis, hiking, and pretty much anything that involves the outdoors.

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[edit] Fandom involvement

Snap E. entered furry fandom around 1999 after seeing some furry art and seeking out other furries on the internet. His lifelong love of big cat species lead to him adopting a tiger phenotype.

Snap E. also built many other suits as a fursuit maker on his website at By Cats 4 Cats, which he created after leaving PayPal.com.

[edit] Fursona

Snap E. Tiger's fursona is a tiger. His fursona name came from his side business, Snap E. Video.[clarify]

[edit] Fursuiting

Snap E. has owned and worn several fursuits which he has built himself.[2]

  • Snapcat (2013) - A Black with silver chest and white striped liger.
  • Doppelkopf (2012) - A dark red, black and camel colored lion.
  • Snap Bo - A white tiger with HUGE green mohawk. (sold)
  • Tsigoti - A black tiger who wears native American garb. (no longer exists)
  • CounterSnap - A black tiger with gray stripes and a mohawk. (sold)
  • Tutsihusi - A ghost tiger, black with grey stripes.
  • Velkro Tiger 1 (2001), Velkro Tiger 2 (2006), Velkro Tiger 3 (2009) - White tigers with a variety of swappable colored stripes.
  • Snapd Werepoodle - A pink 6'8" (2 meters) poodle.
  • MARF - A "big dumb lion" who debuted at Furry Weekend Atlanta 2009). It was sold in April of 2009 to a new owner.
  • Salvo - A black liger with HUGE silver mane.

[edit] Convention attendance

Snap E. has attended several conventions dating back to Midwest FurFest 2000. He has been a panelist and con staff for several conventions including AnthroCon, Further Confusion, Midwest FurFest, and Rocket City FurMeet. His most recent involvement is as registration staff for MFF and registration co-lead for Furry Migration in 2014. He has also attended Gaylaxicon, Cat Days, Biggest Little Fur Con, Furry Connection North, OSFEST, Anime Nebraskon, Contagion, and Rocky Mountain Fur Con, among others.

  • AnthroCon - 2003
  • Biggest Little Fur Con - 2013, 2014
  • Cat Days - 2013
  • Furry Connection North - 2013
  • Further Confusion - 2002
  • Furry Migration - 2014
  • Furry Weekend Atlanta - 2009
  • Midwest FurFest - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Rocket City FurMeet - 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Rocky Mountain Fur Con - 2012, 2013
  • Texas Furry Fiesta - 2013
  • Oklacon - 2011

[edit] Media

Snap E. has made several appearances in the media.

[edit] References

  1. Snap E. Tiger's profile on deviantART. Retrieved March 5, 2014.
  2. Snap E. Tiger at The Fursuit Database. Retrieved ?.
  3. Snap E. Tiger on TLC's 2003 documentary Animal Imitators, on YouTube. Retrieved January 10, 2013.
  4. Snap E Tiger on Animal Planet's 2008 show "Weird True and Freaky", on Youtube (starting at 06:18). Retrieved January 10, 2013.
  5. KETV - Furry Beasts Roam Omaha's Old Market on YouTube. Dated May, 2010. Retrieved January 10, 2013.
  6. Snap E promoting OSFEST 2010 on The Morning Blend. Dated July 19, 2010. Retrieved January 10, 2013.
  7. Snap E promoting OSFEST 2011 on "The Morning Blend". Dated July 20, 2011. Retrieved January 10, 2013.
  8. "Custom-made cat suits" - article on White Bear Press. Dated January 2, 2013. Retrieved January 10, 2013
  9. "On the Sp0t with Snap E. Tiger" - Retrieved July 18, 2013.
  10. "White Bear Lake Company Creates Costumes "4 Cats" - article in White Bear Lake Magazine. Dated March, 2014. Retrieved ?.

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