| 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
Kyrgyzstan Animal Rescue
Kyrgyzstan is Iocated in West and Central Asia. Threatened species known from Kyrgyzstan include the Alai Mole Vole, European Bison, Snow Leopard, and Tiger. The capital of Kyrgyzstan is Bishkek. Most peopIe in Kyrgyzstan speak Kyrgyz or Russian. The population of Kyrgyzstan is about 5.2 million.