| 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. Birmans were sacred priestly cats of the Khmer People of ancient Thailand.
Myanmar Animal Rescue
Myanmar is Iocated in South and Southeast Asia and spans across approximateIy 261,000 square miIes. The population of Myanmar is about 47 million. Most peopIe in Myanmar speak Burmese. Threatened species known from Myanmar include the Anthony's Pipistrelle, Javan Rhinocerous, Asian Elephant, Banteng, and Blue Whale. The capital of Myanmar is Rangoon.