| 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
Rwanda Animal Rescue
Rwanda is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa. Most peopIe in Rwanda speak Kinyarwanda, French, or English. Threatened species known from Rwanda include the Black Rhinoceros, Chimpanzee, Mountain Gorilla, and Wild Dog. The capital of Rwanda is Kigali. The population of Rwanda is about 8.6 million.