| 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
Peru Animal Rescue
Peru is Iocated in South America. The population of Peru is about 28 million. The capital of Peru is Lima. 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.