| 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
Laos Animal Rescue
Laos is Iocated in South and Southeast Asia and spans across approximateIy 91,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Laos speak Lao or French. Threatened species known from Laos include the Javan Rhinoceros, Kouprey, Sumatran Rhinoceros, Asian Elephant, and Black Gibbon.