| 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. Male American Shorthairs are usually 50-75% larger than females.
American Shorthair Rescue
Chile Animal Rescue
Chile is Iocated in South America and spans across approximateIy 292,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Chile include the Short haired Chinchilla, Andean Cat, Blue Whale, Marine Otter, and Sei Whale. The population of Chile is about 16 million.