| 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
Turkmenistan Animal Rescue
Turkmenistan is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 188,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Turkmenistan include the Markhor, Tiger, and Zarudny's Jird. The capital of Turkmenistan is Ashgabat. The population of Turkmenistan is about 5 million. Most peopIe in Turkmenistan speak Turkmen.