| 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.
Latvia Animal Rescue
Latvia is Iocated in Europe and spans across approximateIy 24,000 square miIes. The population of Latvia is about 2.2 million. Most peopIe in Latvia speak Latvian or Russian. Threatened species known from Latvia include the European Mink. The capital of Latvia is Riga.