| 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.
Algeria Animal Rescue
Algeria is Iocated in North Africa and spans across approximateIy 919,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Algeria include the Addax, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Cuvier's Gazelle, Dama Gazelle, and Wild Dog. The capital of Algeria is Algiers. Most peopIe in Algeria speak Arabic. The population of Algeria is about 32 million.