Sphynx Cat on Stamps – Romania 2020.
Romania issued a set of Stamps on Cats on 07 Feb 2020. The Cats Featured are
1.80 Leu – Persian Cat – It is a long haired breed of cat . It was possibly imported into Italy from Persia (now Iran) in 1620 and is also known as “Persian Long Hair” in English spesking nations. With a life span of 10-15 years it has a round face ,short muzzle , quiet and sweet feline.
2.00 Leu – Siamese Cat – It is native breed from Thailand (erstwhile Siam) and an Asian breed that became popular in Europe and North America in 19th Century. Derived from the Wichianmat landrace. It has a life span of 8-15 years. They are born white but temperature changes below 100 deg F it changes color. One of the oldest domesticated breeds.
3.30 Leu- British Shorthair Cat – It is the pedigreed version of British Domestic cat. It has stocky body, dense coat and broad face. The most familiar color variant is “British Blue”.It has a life span of 12-17 years
5.00 Leu – Bengal Cat – Domesticated cat breed created from hybrids of domestic cats specially Egyptian Mau and Asian Leopard Cat. They have a wild appearance and coat shows spots due to leopard cat ancestry. Jean Mill is given the credit for Modern Bengal Breed . She first made the first cross between Asian Leopard Cat and a Black Californian Tom Cat. It was ooficially accepted as a Breed in 1983 by International Cat Association TICA. Life span 6 to 16 Years.
8.50 Leu -British Shorthair Cat or Blue Cat– It is the pedigreed version of British Domestic cat. It has stocky body, dense coat and broad face. The most familiar color variant is “British Blue”.It has a life span of 12-17 years
11.50 Leu – Sphynx Cat – This breed is known for its lack of coat. hairlessness is a naturally occurring genetic mutation. This breed was developed in 1960s. it has no whiskers or eyelashes.
Print Run – Perforate – 11,222 Imperf – 225 Mini Sheet -1150