| 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. The Birman was once known as the Lynx Cat of Laos.
Afghanistan Animal Rescue
Afghanistan is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 250,000 square miIes. The population of Afghanistan is about 31 million. Threatened species known from Afghanistan include the Markhor, Snow Leopard, Tiger, and Zarudny's Jird. Most peopIe in Afghanistan speak Dari Persian or Pashtu.