| 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
Mexico Animal Rescue
Mexico is Iocated in Mesoamerica and spans across approximateIy 761,000 square miIes. The population of Mexico is about 107 million. Threatened species known from Mexico include the False Canyon Mouse, Chiapan Climbing Rat, Margarita Island Kangaroo Rat, Slevin's Mouse, and Tumbala Climbing Rat. The capital of Mexico is Mexico City. Most peopIe in Mexico speak Spanish.