| 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.
Rwanda Animal Rescue
Rwanda is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 10,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Rwanda speak Kinyarwanda, French, or English. Threatened species known from Rwanda include the Black Rhinoceros, Chimpanzee, Mountain Gorilla, and Wild Dog.