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LA VIE A LA CAMPAGNE 1927

( by Dr Phillipe Jumaud)

 

The cat of Burma is from the Far East. Subjects of this breed, bred in the temples are severely guarded and their sale is prohibited. However a few years ago a couple were imported by *Mme Thadde Hadish. (The couple who began the family line de Madalpour) This couple were probably stolen by a servant of the temple, dazzled by promises and who fled to avoid punishment. Knowing the fanaticism of the Hindus, no one will believe that priests sold her a couple of their sacred animals, not even for a fabulous price.

 

Major Sir Russell Gordon part of the British troops charged with protecting Kittahs in 1898 had the opportunity to observe these sacred animals. He drew up a standard that supports our thesis established in 1925.

More the sacred Birman is very sociable, intelligent, happy to be stroked, obedient to commands following his master in the same manner as a dog. He plays with composure, without the presence of his master he becomes nostalgic. He is a quiet animal and lacks the quickness and fire of the Siamese. He seems to be aware of his sacred origin. More..............