| 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. Cats similar to the Birman are described in ancient Thai writings. Birmans were sacred priestly cats of the Khmer People of ancient Thailand.
Brazil Animal Rescue
Brazil is Iocated in South America and spans across approximateIy 3,286,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Brazil speak Portuguese. Threatened species known from Brazil include the Black-faced Lion Tamarin, Brazilian Arboreal Mouse, Capuchin, Golden-rumped Lion Tamarin, and Brazilian Spiny Shiny Rat.