| 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. Birmans were sacred priestly cats of the Khmer People of ancient Thailand. The Birman was once known as the Lynx Cat of Laos.
Chad Animal Rescue
Chad is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 495,000 square miIes. The population of Chad is about 9.9 million. Most peopIe in Chad speak French or Arabic. Threatened species known from Chad include the Addax, African Wild Ass, Black Rhinoceros, and Dallon's Gerbil. The capital of Chad is N'Djamena.