| 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
Papua New Guinea Animal Rescue
Papua New Guinea is Iocated in Oceania and spans across approximateIy 178,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Papua New Guinea speak Tok Pisin or Hiri Motu. Threatened species known from Papua New Guinea include the Bougainville Monkey-faced Flying Fox, Fly River Water Rat, and Lowland Brush Mouse. The population of Papua New Guinea is about 5.6 million. The capital of Papua New Guinea is Port Moresby.