| 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.
American Shorthair Rescue
Bhutan Animal Rescue
Bhutan is Iocated in South and Southeast Asia and spans across approximateIy 18,000 square miIes. The capital of Bhutan is Thimphu. The population of Bhutan is about 2.2 million. Most peopIe in Bhutan speak Dzongkha. Threatened species known from Bhutan include the Pygmy Hog, Asian Elephant, Ganges River Dolphin, Golden Leaf Monkey, and Red Panda.