| 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.
Tajikistan Animal Rescue
Tajikistan is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 55,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Tajikistan include the Markhor, Snow Leopard, and Tiger. The population of Tajikistan is about 7.3 million. Most peopIe in Tajikistan speak Tajik or Russian. The capital of Tajikistan is Dushanbe.