| The Birman is known as the Sacred Cat of Burma. The Vanderbilts are believed to have been given two Birmans by a Burmese temple servant, which were then bred to produce Birman Cats in the West. Birmans were sacred priestly cats of the Khmer People of ancient Thailand. The Birman was once known as the Lynx Cat of Laos.
Rhode Island Animal Rescue
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Bristol County - Bristol, RI 02809
Spay/Neuter Assistance Program 401-254-1052
Newport County - Middletown, RI 02842
Potter League for Animals 401-846-8276
Providence County - Providence 02903
Defenders of Animals 401-738-3710
Providence County - Providence, RI 02904
Volunteer Services for Animals 401-273- 0358
Providence County - Providence, RI 02906
Rhode Island Veterinary Association 401-751-0944
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