| 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.
American Shorthair Rescue
Benin Animal Rescue
Benin is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 43,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Benin speak French. The population of Benin is about 7.8 million. Threatened species known from Benin include the Red-bellied monkey and Wild Dog. The capital of Benin is Porto-Novo.