| 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.
Iraq Animal Rescue
Iraq is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 168,000 square miIes. The population of Iraq is about 26 million. Threatened species known from Iraq include the Cheetah, Dugong, Eurasian Otter, Humpback Whale, and Lesser Horseshoe Bat. Most peopIe in Iraq speak Arabic or Kurdish. The capital of Iraq is Baghdad.