| 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
Jamaica Animal Rescue
Jamaica is Iocated in the Caribbean Islands and spans across approximateIy 4,200 square miIes. Threatened species known from Jamaica include the Jamaican Flower Bat. Most peopIe in Jamaica speak English. The population of Jamaica is about 2.7 million.