| 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.
American Shorthair Rescue
Sudan Animal Rescue
Sudan is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 967,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Sudan include the Addax, African Wild Ass, Burton's Gerbil, Chimpanzee, and Nubian Ibex. Most peopIe in Sudan speak Arabic. The population of Sudan is about 41 million.