| 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
Angola Animal Rescue
Angola is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 481,000 square miIes. The capital of Angola is Luanda. Threatened species known from Angola include the Black Rhinoceros, Vernay's Climbing Mouse, Chimpanzee, Fin Whale, and Giant African Water Shrew. The population of Angola is about 12 million.