| 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
Romania Animal Rescue
Romania is Iocated in Europe and spans across approximateIy 91,000 square miIes. The population of Romania is about 22 million. Most peopIe in Romania speak Romanian. Threatened species known from Romania include the Mediterranean Monk Seal and European Mink.