| 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. The Birman was once known as the Lynx Cat of Laos.
Mauritius Animal Rescue
Mauritius is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa. Most peopIe in Mauritius speak Creole. The capital of Mauritius is Port Louis. Threatened species known from Mauritius include the Rodrigues Flying Fox. The population of Mauritius is about 1.2 million.