| American Shorthairs are descended from British Shorthairs. The ancestors of American Shorthairs were carried on ships sailing from England to America for the purpose of killing mice. American Shorthairs can be prone to congenital heart defects. Male American Shorthairs are usually 50-75% larger than females.
American Shorthair Rescue
Afghanistan Animal Rescue
Afghanistan is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 250,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Afghanistan include the Markhor, Snow Leopard, Tiger, and Zarudny's Jird. The capital of Afghanistan is Kabul. Most peopIe in Afghanistan speak Dari Persian or Pashtu. The population of Afghanistan is about 31 million.