|Cats belong to the felis of felidae, Carnivora and are a popular pet of the world. It can be seen wherever inhabited by human beings. Today there are about 100 recognized breeds of cats in the world. Chinese Li Hua Cat is common in China, a breed closest to the wild breed. In different sizes, Chinese Li Hua Cat has a short and dense coat, with grey and black ring-like stripes, also known as “Li Mao”. There is also yellow colored Li Hua Cat which is called Tiger Cat. Li Hua Cat is easy to breed, highly dependent on the owners and sentimentally attached to its home. Maine Coon is a hybrid of Maine local cat, Angora cat and European cat with its first debut in the US in 1861. It has a long and dense coat and is a very large breed of domestic cats, elegant and lovely with bright eyes. The Abyssinian Cat was first discovered in today’s Ethiopia and recognized in 1874 in the UK. It has a short and light brown coat, resembling the color of a hare. That’s why it is also called “hare cat”. It is a medium sized cat with a muscular, athletic body, clever, active, gentle and affectionate to the owners. Exotic Shorthair is a hybrid of American local cat and Persian cat, developed by the US, and was widely recognized in the 1960s. Its coat is short and dense and does not need grooming everyday, but it likes petting and scratching. It is also swift and clean. |
China National Philatelic Corporation will issue two FDCs and a commemorative cancellation respectively.