One of the casualties of Myanmar's 1962 coup was the Burmese cat, which had to be repatriated from from foreign pedigreed stock about ten years ago. Wong How Man of China Exploration and Research Society describes how he reintroduced them.
The cats were brought in from the UK and Australia after considerable negotiation, and they now have their own private compound at the Inthar Heritage House, Inpawkhon Village, on Inle Lake. By the looks of the second video, the food is amazing, too!
Below are some still from the film: