| 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
Dominican Republic Animal Rescue
Dominican Republic is Iocated in the Caribbean Islands and spans across approximateIy 18,000 square miIes. The population of Dominican Republic is about 9.1 million. Most peopIe in Dominican Republic speak Spanish. Threatened species known from Dominican Republic include the Puerto Rican Hutia and Hatian Solenodon. The capital of Dominican Republic is Santo Domingo.