Welcome to www.europeanburmese.com. Ancient Buddhist temples have records of a brown cat similar to todays Burmese. The modern breed of the Burmese cat is said to have been founded by a cat imported into the United States from Burma in the 1930s and then bred to a Siamese male. The Burmese cat is a medium sized cat with long, slim legs. Their fur is short and glossy. Some of the varieties are Platinum, Sable, Red, and Champagne. Burmese cat .com! Other breeds of cats may also be found on this website.