| 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
UK Animal Rescue
UK is Iocated in Europe and spans across approximateIy 94,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from UK include the Blue Whale, Fin Whale, Northern Right Whale, and Sei Whale. Most peopIe in UK speak English. The population of UK is about 60 million.