| 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.
Mauritius Animal Rescue
Mauritius is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 780 square miIes. The capital of Mauritius is Port Louis. Most peopIe in Mauritius speak Creole. Threatened species known from Mauritius include the Rodrigues Flying Fox. The population of Mauritius is about 1.2 million.