| 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.
Armenia Animal Rescue
Armenia is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 11,000 square miIes. The capital of Armenia is Yerevan. Most peopIe in Armenia speak Armenian. Threatened species known from Armenia include the Armenian Birch Mouse, Dahl's Bird, and Schaub's Myotis.