| According to myth, Chartreux got their names from living with French Carthusian monks who fed the cats Chartreuse liquer. Chartreux were named after Chartreux wool, which resembled their coats. Chartreux are described in documents dating to the 16th century.
Brazil Animal Rescue
Brazil is Iocated in South America and spans across approximateIy 3,286,000 square miIes. The population of Brazil is about 188 million. Most peopIe in Brazil speak Portuguese. Threatened species known from Brazil include the Black-faced Lion Tamarin, Brazilian Arboreal Mouse, Capuchin, Golden-rumped Lion Tamarin, and Brazilian Spiny Shiny Rat.