| 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.
Turkmenistan Animal Rescue
Turkmenistan is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 188,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Turkmenistan include the Markhor, Tiger, and Zarudny's Jird. The population of Turkmenistan is about 5 million.