| 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
Tanzania Animal Rescue
Tanzania is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa. Most peopIe in Tanzania speak Swahili. Threatened species known from Tanzania include the Black Rhinoceros, Desperate Shrew, Pemba Flying Fox, Blue Whale, and Chimpanzee. The population of Tanzania is about 37 million. The capital of Tanzania is Dodoma.