| 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
Israel Animal Rescue
Israel is Iocated in West and Central Asia. The capital of Israel is Jerusalem. Most peopIe in Israel speak Hebrew. Threatened species known from Israel include the Mediterranean Monk Seal, Arabian Oryx, Buxton's Bird, Mt. Hermon Field Mouse, and Nubian Ibex. The population of Israel is about 6.3 million.