| 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.
Cape Verde Animal Rescue
Cape Verde is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 1,500 square miIes. Most peopIe in Cape Verde speak Portuguese. Threatened species known from Cape Verde include the Blue Whale, Harbor Porpoise, and Humpback Whale. The capital of Cape Verde is Praia. The population of Cape Verde is about 420,000.