| 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. Male American Shorthairs are usually 50-75% larger than females.
American Shorthair Rescue
Syria Animal Rescue
Syria is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 71,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Syria speak Arabic. The capital of Syria is Damascus. Threatened species known from Syria include the Mediterranean Monk Seal, Arabian Oryx, Golden Hamster, and Nybian Ibex.