| 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
Sierra Leone Animal Rescue
Sierra Leone is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 27,000 square miIes. The capital of Sierra Leone is Freetown. Most peopIe in Sierra Leone speak English, Mende, or Temne. The population of Sierra Leone is about 6 million. Threatened species known from Sierra Leone include the Chimpanzee, Diana Monkey, Red Colobus, and Wild Dog.