| 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
Uganda Animal Rescue
Uganda is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 91,000 square miIes. The population of Uganda is about 28 million. The capital of Uganda is Kampala. Threatened species known from Uganda include the Chimpanzee, Giant African Water Shrew, Mountain Gorilla, and Wild Dog.