| 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
Cape Verde Animal Rescue
Cape Verde is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa. Threatened species known from Cape Verde include the Blue Whale, Harbor Porpoise, and Humpback Whale. The population of Cape Verde is about 420,000. Most peopIe in Cape Verde speak Portuguese. The capital of Cape Verde is Praia.