The Sacred Cat of Burma:
The Birman is believed to have originated in Burma, and brought to France around 1919. Birmans have a great personality and will fit easily into most lifestyles; they are active and playful, but will also entertain themselves quietly if you are too busy to play with them.
Size: Large, long, and stocky
Colors: Body coat light with a golden cast; point colors in seal point, blue point, chocolate point and lilac point
Extra: Perfect white gloves are a plus.
More Recommended Reading:
Birman Fanciers Club:
The Sacred Cat of Burma Fanciers; A CFA-affiliated club, and the oldest Birman club in the U.S., which also operates a breeder referral program for the rescue of Birman cats needing homes.
More Profile Links:
Birman Profile, a collection of links assembled by your Guide.
Birman BreedersListing herein of Birman Catteries is a selection by web standards and not to be inferred as a recommendation of the breeders listed. When buying a Birman, conduct your own investigation in person and be prepared to ask and answer many questions.