| 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 come in dozens of different color combinations. American Shorthairs can be prone to congenital heart defects.
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Austria Animal Rescue
Austria is Iocated in Europe and spans across approximateIy 32,000 square miIes. The population of Austria is about 8.1 million. Most peopIe in Austria speak German. Threatened species known from Austria include the European Mink, Western Bat, Eurasian Otter, European Squirrel, and Garden Dormouse. The capital of Austria is Vienna.