| 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. The Birman was once known as the Lynx Cat of Laos.
China Animal Rescue
China is Iocated in East Asia. Threatened species known from China include the Baiji, Gansu Shrew, Javan Rhinoceros, Wild Bactrian Camel, and Asian Elephant. Most peopIe in China speak Standard Chinese. The population of China is about 1.3 billion. The capital of China is Beijing.