| 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.
Libya Animal Rescue
Libya is Iocated in North Africa and spans across approximateIy 679,000 square miIes. The population of Libya is about 5.9 million. Threatened species known from Libya include the Addax, Grobben's Gerbil, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Sand Gerbil, and Dama Gazelle. The capital of Libya is Tripoli.