| 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. The Birman was once known as the Lynx Cat of Laos.
Solomon Islands Animal Rescue
Solomon Islands is Iocated in Oceania and spans across approximateIy 10,000 square miIes. The population of Solomon Islands is about 552,000. Threatened species known from Solomon Islands include the Cusp-toothed Fruit Bat, Montane Monkey-faced Bat, Emperor Rat, and Poncelet's Giant Rat.