| 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.
American Shorthair Rescue
Iceland Animal Rescue
Iceland is Iocated in Europe and spans across approximateIy 39,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Iceland speak Icelandic. The capital of Iceland is Reykjavik. Threatened species known from Iceland include the Blue Fin Whale, Fin Whale, Northern Right Whale, and Sei Whale. The population of Iceland is about 299,000.