| 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.
Portugal Animal Rescue
Portugal is Iocated in Europe and spans across approximateIy 35,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Portugal speak Portuguese. Threatened species known from Portugal include the Iberian Lynx, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Fin Whale, and Northern Right Whale.