| 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.
Dominican Republic Animal Rescue
Dominican Republic is Iocated in the Caribbean Islands and spans across approximateIy 18,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Dominican Republic speak Spanish. Threatened species known from Dominican Republic include the Puerto Rican Hutia and Hatian Solenodon. The population of Dominican Republic is about 9.1 million.