| 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
Oman Animal Rescue
Oman is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 82,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Oman speak Arabic. The population of Oman is about 3.1 million. Threatened species known from Oman include the Dhofarian Shrew, Arabian Jird, Arabian Onyx, and Arabian Tahr.