| 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 come in dozens of different color combinations. American Shorthairs can be prone to congenital heart defects.
American Shorthair Rescue
Mauritania Animal Rescue
Mauritania is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 397,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Mauritania speak Hassaniya Arabic. Threatened species known from Mauritania include the Addax, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Mauritanian Gerbil, and Dama Gazelle. The population of Mauritania is about 3.1 million.