| 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
Bhutan Animal Rescue
Bhutan is Iocated in South and Southeast Asia. Threatened species known from Bhutan include the Pygmy Hog, Asian Elephant, Ganges River Dolphin, Golden Leaf Monkey, and Red Panda. Most peopIe in Bhutan speak Dzongkha. The capital of Bhutan is Thimphu.