| 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.
Oman Animal Rescue
Oman is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 82,000 square miIes. The population of Oman is about 3.1 million. The capital of Oman is Muscat. Most peopIe in Oman speak Arabic. Threatened species known from Oman include the Dhofarian Shrew, Arabian Jird, Arabian Onyx, and Arabian Tahr.