| 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.
Russia Animal Rescue
Russia is Iocated in North Asia and spans across approximateIy 6,592,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Russia include the Evorsk Vole, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Muisk Vole, and Wrangel Lemming. The population of Russia is about 142 million.