| 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. Male American Shorthairs are usually 50-75% larger than females.
American Shorthair Rescue
Peru Animal Rescue
Peru is Iocated in South America and spans across approximateIy 496,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Peru speak Spanish. Threatened species known from Peru include the Anderson's Mouse Opossum, Short-tailed Chinchilla, Spiny Rat, and Andean Cat. The population of Peru is about 28 million.