| 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.
Tunisia Animal Rescue
Tunisia is Iocated in North Africa and spans across approximateIy 63,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Tunisia speak Arabic. Threatened species known from Tunisia include the Addax, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Scimitar-horned Oryx, Cuvier's Gazelle, and Dama Gazelle. The capital of Tunisia is Tunis.