| 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.
Syria Animal Rescue
Syria is Iocated in West and Central Asia. The capital of Syria is Damascus. Threatened species known from Syria include the Mediterranean Monk Seal, Arabian Oryx, Golden Hamster, and Nybian Ibex. Most peopIe in Syria speak Arabic. The population of Syria is about 18 million.