| 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
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. Most peopIe in Cape Verde speak Portuguese. The capital of Cape Verde is Praia. The population of Cape Verde is about 420,000.